Police are looking for a man who attacked a woman with a long stick while she was walking along a street in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward on Tuesday.
According to police, the 40-year-old woman was attacked with a weapon resembling a bo wooden staff near the Tokyo Imperial Palace at around 3:30 p.m. TBS reported that the man struck the woman on the head from behind, and then ran away.
Police confirmed that the man had been captured by CCTV cameras immediately before and after the incident. He is around 20 years of age, roughly 170 cm in height, with long, dyed-brown hair and wearing black clothes. It is thought the man entered Hanzomon Station and escaped by subway train immediately following the attack, TBS reported.
The woman, whose injuries are not life-threatening, told police the attacker did not look like anyone she knew.© Japan Today