Saitama Prefectural Police are investigating an attempted murder in which a knife-wielding man attacked a male resident in his home in Yashio City.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sankei Shimbun reported. Upon hearing the intercom buzz, the 74-year-old resident opened his front door and was attacked by a man who slashed him with a knife. The assailant fled the scene, leaving the knife at the entrance.
The victim sought help at his relative’s house next door. Police said the victim suffered a cut to his right hand.
The male suspect is believed to be in his 40s and about 160 centimeters tall and was wearing a black jacket.© Japan Today