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Man stabbed by unknown woman at entrance to his home

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A 72-year-old man was stabbed by a woman at the entrance to his house in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, police said Thursday.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the home of Kiyoshi Ono, Fuji TV reported. Ono was quoted by police as saying he saw a woman he did not know standing in the entrance. When he called out to her and asked her to leave, she pulled a knife from a paper bag and lunged at him.

Police said Ono sustained a nearly 5-cm puncture wound in his stomach, but his condition is stable.

The suspect fled the scene and is still at large. Police say she is between 20 and 40 years of age, approximately 160 cm tall with shoulder length hair, and was wearing a gray jacket at the time of the incident.

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He may not have known her, but it seems that he was the target, especially knowing that she hid the knife inside a bag.

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Not just psycho men out there, so everyone's gotta be careful. I have to say that description off the assailant puts the count at about several million. I hope he got a slightly better look than that and gave the police more details. If it was a random act, she'll likely do it again. If he was targeted, hopefully he can think up a reason (or at least admit to it if something was going on behind the scenes) and narrow down the search.

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Hopefully, his home/apartment has security video to review.

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"Police said Ono sustained a nearly 5-cm puncture wound in his stomach, but his condition is stable."

Sounds like the knife narrowly missed his vital organs. Although he said he didn't know the woman, I'm a bit puzzled by what he said, I mean, unless the woman is a lunatic. Hopefully he doesn't have something bottled up inside him.

At any rate, he's lucky to have escaped death in any way.

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Police say she is between 20 and 40 years of age, approximately 160 cm tall with shoulder length hair, and was wearing a gray jacket at the time of the incident.

Hope she was not wearing mask and sunglasses.

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Did she somehow get into his genkan? (or is "house" a poor translation of "home"?)

Another reason to keep the door locked, but if that was the case then he (or someone he lives with) indeed seems to have been deliberately targeted,

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Yet another nutter roaming the streets.

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I can't put my finger on it, but something's not right about this story.

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Woman here and elderly women are involved in such Anti social behaviors and pretend to be Cute and Kawai - beneath that is a really cunning and sly to the core Person. ! Don't be Fooled - Bad hiding behind Masks and Caps to cover there identity - as soon as this is read they change tactics !

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