Police in Osaka have arrested a 53-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he attacked two men at random with a knife as they walked along a street.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 3 p.m. on Friday in Higashiyodogawa Ward, Fuji TV reported. Police said Hidekazu Uchi, whose occupation is unknown, approached the two men, who were not walking together, and suddenly attacked them one after the other with a knife.
A witness saw the incident and called 110.
Police said one victim, 45, not injured, while the other victim, 84, suffered a gash to his left wrist.
Both victims told police they did not know Uchi who lives nearby. Police said Uchi has so far given no motive for the attack and quoted him as saying he was just out for a walk.© Japan Today