Police in Okegawa, Saitama Prefecture, on Thursday arrested an 18-year-old girl on suspicion of attempting to kill her mother.
According to police, a man called 119 at around 12:15 a.m., saying that his daughter had stabbed his wife, Fuji TV reported.
Police rushed to the scene and found the 57-year-old woman in the living room with a stab wound to her left abdomen. The daughter was also at home and has admitted to stabbing her mother with a fruit knife, police said.
The mother was taken to hospital and is in a stable condition, police said.
The suspect's father told police his daughter and wife had been quarreling that night. He said he had gone to bed but was awoken by his wife's scream.© Japan Today