A woman was stabbed by another woman in a park in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward on Monday night, police said. A passerby managed to subdue the attacker until police arrived.
According to police, the 35-year-old victim was walking through Otsuka Park on her way home from work at around 9 p.m. when a woman approached her from behind and stabbed her several times in the back with a fruit knife. A man, who saw the incident, held the attacker until police arrived.
The suspect, identified as Eiko Kotama, was quoted by police as saying, "I didn't care who, I just wanted to stab someone in the back."
The victim was taken to hospital and is a stable condition, police said Tuesday.© News reports