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Woman attacked by man on Osaka street

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A 21-year-old woman was attacked by a man while she was walking home from work in Osaka on Saturday morning.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 1 a.m. in Tennoji Ward. NTV quoted police as saying that the woman was attacked by a man who rode up behind her on a bicycle and hit on the back of the head with a metal rod. The man fled when the woman screamed, police said.

The woman was taken to hospital where she was treated for head injuries requiring seven stitches, police said.

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Didn't the same thing happen last week? Watch yourself ladies! There are some seriously psycho cowards out there.

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@Disillusioned

"Didn't the same thing happen last week? Watch yourself ladies! There are some seriously psycho cowards out there."

took the words right out of my mouth.... I guess the eCON, tremors, rads, and xenophobicsm etc..is shaking the nuts and bolts loose.

like you have revealed to us in the past 1 out of 3...still rings true

love ya . Disillusioned

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When are the police going to catch this coward? Are they even trying to get him?

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It happened right outside the entrance to Osaka Police Hospital.

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Come on bystanders, speak-up. You can't tell me that there are that many people that ride around with metal rods on their bicycles in Japan.

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"Watch yourself ladies"

Yes, absolutely. But a woman walking home alone at 1am on a Saturday morning - in Tennoji too - is something I have only seen in Japan (and usually wearing high heels).

If I was walking alone there at that time I'd be carrying an iron bar.

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Yikes. If memory serves Tennoji is kind of a rough neighborhood. Hopefully they catch this dirtbag before he hurts anyone else.

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No doubt these sensational headlines about crime on JT will alarm many.

The illusion that Japan is 100% safe and devoid of any crime is shattered.

Of course Japan is like any other nation, hardly crime free, but you know how it goes.

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