A junior high school boy was stabbed in the arm by a man on Tuesday night in Kagoshima.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 8:05 p.m. near JR Kagoshima-Chuo Station, Kyodo News reported. The boy told police he was walking toward the station to go home when a passerby stabbed his arm with a sharp object.
The boy went home and told his mother who called 110. Police said the boy suffered a minor injury.
The suspect is believed to be in his 30s and about 180 cms tall. He had black hair and was wearing a dark-colored suit at the time. The boy said he did not know the man.
Police said they are examining street surveillance camera footage to try and identify the assailant.© Japan Today