Police said Saturday they are searching for a man who stabbed a woman in Tokyo's Meguro Ward on Friday afternoon.
According to police, the attack took place in Kami-Meguro at around 5:40 p.m. TV Asahi reported. The victim, a 27-year-old woman, contacted the emergency services to tell them she had been stabbed by an unknown assailant while walking along the street.
Paramedics found the woman crouched in the street, having sustained a stab wound to the right side of her chest. She was taken to hospital where doctors described her injuries as serious, TV Asahi reported.
The victim was quoted by police as saying the assailant came up behind her without saying a word. She described him as an older man, wearing beige pants and a white sweater.© Japan Today