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16-year-old girl stabbed in Kagoshima park

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A 16-year-old girl was stabbed by a man while she was walking in a park in Kagoshima, police said Monday.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 1:15 p.m. Sunday in Shoyodai Fureai Park. Fuji TV reported that the girl called 110 and said she had been stabbed. She was taken to hospital with wounds to her stomach, back and side but her injuries are not life-threatening, police said Monday.

Police said the girl described the assailant as being in his late teens or early 20s and about 160 cms tall. He was wearing glasses and dressed in black.

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Glad the young lady is going to be okay, trauma aside. And good on her for calling the police straight away. This guy is obviously a sociopath and is accelerating. Hope they catch him, and deal with him PROPERLY (lock him up), before he can kill someone.

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This is the second random stabbing in as many days. It's unusual because these kinds of things usually happen in summer. However, if you are a young to middle aged man you should feel no fear. It's only the weak and defenseless that are targeted by these gutless cowards.

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These incidents seem to be happening all the time now in Japan (or is it because they are reported by theedia more nowadays).

Is Japan becoming a more violent place?

Lets hope that this man is arrested as soon as possible and called to account. Hope the girl makes a swift recovery.

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I agree with you Ex_Res, I think Japan is becoming more violent, how sad!

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So glad she will survive. This guy will kill someone soon, so he needs to be stoppee and euthanized.

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Why pick on a girl? Coward.

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Good she’s going to be ok. Traumatic nonetheless.

And thanks to this article, I now know the difference between 119 and 110 services.

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Perhaps Japanese need to learn a bit about situation awareness. They tend to walk around with their head in the clouds or eyes buried in a smartphone, book, etc while walking.

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1:15pm?

Wow!Broad day light!

Must be a dangerous park and she wasnt aware

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