Police in Yokohama said Tuesday they have arrested a 35-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed his 54-year-old girlfriend.
According to police, Takumi Kojima, who lives in Aoba Ward, stabbing his girlfriend in the abdomen at around 12:40 a.m. on Monday at her apartment in Kanagawa Ward.
The woman managed to call 119 herself. Police and an ambulance arrived at the apartment soon after. Police said the woman was taken to hospital where doctors said her wounds will take about two months to heal.
Police said Kojima has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he planned to kill himself, too, but couldn’t go through with it.© Japan Today