A 45-year-old woman was stabbed in the back while she was walking along a street in Tokyo's Ikebukuro area early Thursday morning. According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, the woman was on her way home around 12:30 a.m. when the attack occurred.
She told police that a man, whom she didn't know, walked past her and then turned around and stabbed her in the back. She called an ambulance for herself and was taken to hospital where she remains in a stable condition. Police said the knife wound in her back was 2 cm deep.
According to the woman, the assailant looked to be in his 40s and was about 170 cm tall.© News reports