A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a passerby in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, police said Friday.
According to police, the man, who has been named as Takashi Tsubowa, stabbed a passing 76-year-old man on Thursday morning. The man suffered minor injuries.
TBS quoted police as saying that Tsubowa then turned himself in at a nearby police station. He was quoted as saying, "I didn't have enough money to live on. I thought if I committed a crime and got arrested, I could live in prison."© Japan Today