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16-year-old girl attacked by man with hammer in train station toilet

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A 16-year-old girl was attacked by a man with a hammer at JR Kameido Station in Tokyo on Monday.

According to police, the girl went into the toilet at the station in Koto Ward just after noon. The assailant suddenly ran in and hit her with a hammer, Fuji TV reported. The suspect then fled by exiting from the ticket gates.

The girl was taken to hospital with a head injury but her life is in no danger, police said.

The suspect was described as being in his 30s, about 160 cm tall. The girl said he was wearing navy work clothes and had a navy towel wrapped around the top of his head. She said she could see his face, but added she did not know the man.

Police said they are currently analyzing station and street surveillance footage to track down the whereabouts of the runaway suspect.

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160cm tall hitting a 16 year old girl with a hammer in broad daylight in a train station with cameras and not wearing a face mask...urrr, maybe more to this story.

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Why is there maybe more to the story? The guy could just be your average psycho.

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We take pictures of pebbles on the moon...from Earth, but we cannot find a good camera for security. Why?

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Brr!!Too many stories like this recently -

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There are plenty of cowardly psychos ready to attack those who will not and cannot fight back. I hope she recovers and is able to identify the coward.

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I'm not hopeful they'll try very hard to find this guy. These kind of lunatics are a huge threat to public safety.

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Maybe he thought that she was the nail that was sticking up?  Weirdo.

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Another psycho flipped his lid. The choice of victim says alot. A hammer ay. Not something you usually carry around now that is it.

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I can’t possibly imagine what reason their could be for a grown man to hit a 16 year old stranger on the head with hammer - in the women’s bathroom - during the middle of the day.

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