Police said Tuesday they have arrested a youth for allegedly stabbing a student during a festival at a private technical college on Sunday.
According to TV Asahi, the 19-year-old student was stabbed in a school classroom at Salesian Polytechnic in Machida, one of the over 2,300 Roman Catholic educational establishments run worldwide by the Salesian Society. Investigators were quoted as saying that the victim was approached by another student at Salesian Polytechnic at around 5 p.m. at the height of the festivities.
His attacker then allegedly produced a knife and accused the victim of badmouthing him, TV Asahi reported. According to police, he proceeded to stab the boy in the leg and stole 5,000 yen from him, before fleeing the scene.
The attacker was arrested Monday and charged with theft and aggravated assault.© Japan Today