Police are looking for man who stabbed an 18-year-old woman on the street after asking for directions in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture.
According to police, the man approached the woman, a first year vocational school student, at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night, TBS reported. The woman was quoted by police as saying the man then stabbed her in the abdomen and fled the scene.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where she was treated for a 1-cm-deep puncture wound to her stomach. Doctors say her injuries are not life-threatening.
The assailant was described as 170 cms tall, wearing a black coat, jeans and a face mask.© Japan Today