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75-year-old man arrested for stabbing 2 women on street in Hokkaido

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Police in Muroran, Hokkaido, have arrested a 75-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed two women in their 40s on a street on Tuesday.

According to police, Toshishige Nozawa stabbed one woman multiple times in the chest with an eyeleteer, a sharp-pointed tool used to make eyelet holes, at around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, Kyodo News reported. 

After being stabbed, the victim was able to call police who rushed to the scene and arrested Nozawa. Police said Nozawa and the victim were acquainted.

Nozawa also stabbed another woman who was with the first victim. Both women were taken to hospital. Police said Wednesday their wounds were not life-threatening.

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eyelet holes

eyelets are holes

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Hope he enjoys spending the remainder of his pathetic life locked up.

I just hope and pray the two innocent women can fully recover.

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@Patrick Check your post if you meant shouting I am sure that goes on everyday and not every week.

*This is happening every week in Japan. Fortunately those two ladies survived because it was an attack with ‘just a knife’. I’m so glad that people don’t have easy access to the guns here, otherwise it would be massive shouting every week and many people would died.*

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Police said Nozawa and the victim were acquainted.

Obviously much more to this than is known or has been reported so far.

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Well, safer an eyeleteer than an AR-15..

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I agree with you Patrick I once posted that people will kill regardless of the weapon that they use. In this case in Japan it is usually knives because that is the most available weapon to use besides a persons hands.

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After being stabbed, the victim was able to call police who rushed to the scene and arrested Nozawa. Police said Nozawa and the victim were acquainted.

More info please

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Police in Muroran, Hokkaido, have arrested a 75-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed two women in their 40s on a street on Tuesday.

In Japan, never say too old do something.

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This is happening every week in Japan. Fortunately those two ladies survived because it was an attack with ‘just a knife’. I’m so glad that people don’t have easy access to the guns here, otherwise it would be massive shouting every week and many people would died.

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