Police in Kaizuka, Osaka Prefecture, are looking for a man who broke into a 29-year-old woman’s apartment and tried to strangle her.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 2 a.m. Sunday. The woman, who lives alone, told police that she was wearing headphones, playing a TV video game, when the power in the apartment was suddenly cut off, Fuji TV reported. The woman went to the entrance to check on the circuit breaker, at which point a man appeared and started strangling her with a cord.
The woman fought the intruder off and ran out of the apartment. A neighbor who heard her screaming for help called police. The man had gone by the time police arrived.
The woman suffered light injuries to her neck. She told police she did not know the man and that he appeared to be in his 50s.© Japan Today