A 59-year-old man was stabbed in the neck by another man who accosted him as he walked to work in Yokohama on Thursday morning.
According to police, the incident occurred just after 6 a.m. in Asahi Ward. Fuji TV reported that the victim was walking along a sidewalk when a man suddenly came up behind him and stabbed him in the neck as they struggled. Police said the victim told them the man, who was dressed all in black and wearing sunglasses, fled from the scene on foot.
The victim suffered a light injury to his neck, police said.
A woman who witnessed the incident called 110. Police said they are examining street surveillance camera footage to try and identify the assailant.© Japan Today