Police said Monday that an elementary schoolgirl who claimed she was attacked by a knife-wielding man as she walked to school in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward on Monday morning, made the story up.
The girl had initially told police the attack occurred at around 8 a.m. in the Kawadacho area. She said a man approached her and slashed her school uniform with a knife and then fled.
However, street surveillance camera in the area showed no one approaching the girl. When police questioned the girl further, she admitted she had lied,TBS reported.© Japan Today