Man slashed in apartment building car parking lot in Niigata


A man in his 40s was slashed by a man as he sat in his car in the parking lot of a building in Niigata City on Saturday night.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 8:30 p.m. in Nishi Ward, Sankei Shimbun reported. The man told police he had just driven into the parking lot of his apartment when a man, whom he did not know, suddenly opened the driver’s seat door, and slashed his head, then ran away.

The man staggered to a koban (police box) about 70 meters away. However, the police were unable to find the attacker.

The man was taken to hospital and was in a stable condition Sunday.

The attacker is described as being 20-25 and about 170-175 cms tall.

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slasher ? that's something new to know LUL

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Ever hear of this cool thing called door locks?

Yes, it's the victim's fault.

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Ever hear of this cool thing called door locks?

Whether or not the doors were locked is irrelevant to the point that there is someone out there with a knife willing to slash people sitting in their cars.

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Ever hear of this cool thing called door locks?

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Scary, these incidents are becoming ever more frequent in Nippon.

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Another random slasher or a revenge attack? I guess we will never know.

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