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Woman slashed on street in Fukuoka

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Police said Tuesday that a woman was attacked in Fukuoka on Monday night by a man brandishing a knife, the second such incident in the area in three days.

According to police, the attack took place at around 7 p.m. in Hakata Ward. The woman, a 45-year-old nurse, was quoted by police as saying that she was approached from behind by a man who forced her head down and slashed her head and arm with a knife, Fuji TV reported. Police say the woman sustained minor injuries in the attack.

Police are investigating possible links to another knife attack that took place roughly a kilometer away last Saturday. In that incident, a 54-year-old man in a public park was stabbed in the arm and chest by a knife-wielding man.

The woman's attacker has been described as between 165-170 cm in height, wearing a black knit cap and sunglasses.

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Some sicko is on the loose.

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hope he'll be arrested soon!!

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Its strange...the story of the 16 year old high school student injuring six others, was wearing a knit cap and sunglasses too...is this the "in" fashion among psychopaths these days?

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is this the "in" fashion among psychopaths these days?

I think it's been around for a long time.

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I guess it's the chosen disguise , if all the perps wear that then it could be a way out .....wasn't me it was the other guy! 100¥ knit hat , 100¥ sunglasses , one memorable moment

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What...do they feel hard or something? Running around with a knife ambushing innocents? Makes me sick. Catch this reject and lock him up till he rots.

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With that description, they'll be sure to nab him soon!

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Police need to get out of there cars and walk more. More bicycle Police and walk the patrols instead of driving around.

Lazy cops

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