Police said Saturday that a 22-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a 21-year-old woman at her apartment in Kanagawa Prefecture.
The man, who has been named as Haruki Suzuki, was wanted by police over an incident in which he allegedly slashed a female acquaintance at her apartment in Ebina at around 9:15 a.m. on Friday, TBS reported. The woman sustained serious injuries in the attack, following which Suzuki, a resident of Tokyo's Arakawa Ward, fled the scene.
According to police, Suzuki was arrested after being spotted on a train in Aomori Prefecture at around 4 p.m.
Police quoted Suzuki as saying, "I slashed her with a knife. I wanted to cause her pain."© Japan Today