Man arrested for stabbing neighbor in Saitama Prefecture


Police in Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture, have arrested a 53-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed the 85-year-old woman who lives nextdoor to him.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 4:20 p.m. Friday, Kyodo News reported. Police said Shigeru Ino entered the home of his neighbor after she returned home and stabbed her in the left arm and thigh.

Ino called 110 after the attack and said he had stabbed his neighbor. He was waiting outside the woman's house when police arrived.

The victim was taken to hospital where doctors said her wounds were not life-threatening.

Police said there had been apparently been trouble between the two neighbors for some time.

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Monster neighbors are real in Japan. I’ve had the pleasure of living next them a couple of times.

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He stabbed a woman aged 85, 85 can you believe it? He must be the most cowardly thug in Japan. We need thing sorted out pronto, there’s far too much of this sort of thing happening lately, it makes so cross and terribly upset thinking about the poor victims.

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Put him in gaol for a long time please…

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Thou shall love thy neighbor.

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