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86-year-old woman arrested after threatening police officer with knife at her home

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Hokkaido Prefectural Police have arrested an 86-year-old woman on suspicion of attempted murder after she threatened a 56-year-old police officer with a knife at her home in Haboro town on Yagishiri Island.

According to Hokkaido Broadcasting Corp, police received a call on Monday night from the woman, Kise Mori, who claimed that someone had broken into her residence.

A police officer went to her home at around 8:35 p.m. While he was looking for signs of a break-in, Mori brandished a kitchen knife and approached him while yelling, “I’m going to stab you.” The police officer took the knife away from her and neither of them were injured.

Police said Mori has made several robbery reports in the past, but they were unable to confirm their veracity.

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Seems like a bit of de-escalation might have solved the problem.

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Wow,

I doubt if she really know or understood the situation, this got to be a Joke? Let her Go.

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Dementia. She needs help.

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Sounds like it could be dementia.

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RedemptionToday  05:46 pm JST

Dementia. She needs help.

GarthgoyleToday  06:47 pm JST

Sounds like it could be dementia.

Yes I agree but this government is more interested in spending money on weapons they don't need and donations to wars japan has no involvement in than offering support to its own elderly that need it. Kishida is Japans worst PM ever.

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@Alongfortheride Is this an assumption and opinion?

*Yes I agree but this government is more interested in spending money on weapons they don't need and donations to wars japan has no involvement in than offering support to its own elderly that need it.* Kishida is Japans worst PM ever.

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Kishida has nothing to do with this 86 year old woman and her knife. If not dementia, as suggested above, then perhaps some other mental issue is the driving source. The policeman seems to have had no problem disarming her. She's 86, after all and he's a veteran cop.

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Attempted murder FFS! 86 years old and sounds like she lost the plot. Locking her up at her age in the police station should be a crime.

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Dont mess with the grannies....

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