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Man stabs two employees in Gunma supermarket

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A man stabbed two employees in a supermarket in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, on Tuesday, police said. The suspect was arrested at the scene and charged with attempted murder, Fuji TV reported.

According to police, the man entered the Beisia Iwagami store just after noon. He pulled out a knife and stabbed two employees - a man and a woman. They were taken to hospital but their injuries are not life-threatening, police said.

Another employee called 119 and police rushed to the store where they arrested the 75-year-old suspect who had two knives on him. Police said the man has so far given no motive for the attack.

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Another sexually frustrated man child who succumbed to the summer heat? Loser.

Unarmed knife defense needs to be taught in schools i think

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@ stev fen Another sexually frustrated man child who succumbed to the summer heat? Loser.

The perp went and stabbed a man and a woman, not sure how that can be speculated as sexual frustration.

Unarmed knife defense needs to be taught in schools i think

Possibly. As long as Japan doesn't go down the US route with all and sundry tooled up.

Self-defence for workers who deal with the public wouldn't be a bad thing. Still, these incidents remain very rare.

I had had knives pulled on me but never in Japan.

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Another bloke looking for 3 hots and a cot.

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Article doesn’t say robbery or revenge or nutcase

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I don't understand what would motivate such a senseless act.

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Another sexually frustrated man child who succumbed to the summer heat? Loser.

Ah, you profiled him already? Wow

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I had had knives pulled on me but never in Japan.

Irrelavent. Would you like a medal

my point is this season we always see a spike in attacks like this, and ALWAYS by men.

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Like keep a broken record. Things have changed for the worse.

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Old boy wants a long term bed and breakfast and he'll get it.

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Theres practically a stabbing a day now in japan. And how many are carrying knives now?

why I dont know, but watch yourselves people - its getting dangerous.

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I wish the victims a speedy recovery.

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Ryoko, Why you got so many downvotes I dont know.

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@ stev fen Irrelavent. Would you like a medal

I'd prefer comments that deal in the reality of the situation rather than baseless speculation on the perp's sexual mood.

And as I said, knife crime is rare here, in comparison to other countries. No medals required.

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