“13-year-old Boy Stabbed in Tokyo: Arrest Made – Latest Updates and News”

2023-05-10 10:43:00

Investigators investigating the area where a junior high school student was believed to have been stabbed are seen in Ota Ward, Tokyo, on the morning of Oct. 10.

At around 8:05 a.m. on the 10th, a passerby called 110 on the premises of a house in Nishikamata, Ota Ward, Tokyo, saying that a child had been stabbed. According to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Kamata Police Station, a 13-year-old junior high school boy was stabbed in the chest area with a kitchen knife and taken to a hospital. He was conscious when he was transported, and the condition was not life-threatening. A police officer who rushed to the scene arrested Yasunori Yamashita (61), whose residence and occupation are unknown, on suspicion of injury. The police will switch the charges to attempted murder and violation of the firearms and swords law and send them to prosecutors.

According to investigative sources, Yamashita was a customer of the boy’s father’s shop and was acquainted with him. The department will check if there are any problems.

According to police, Yamashita has admitted to the allegations, saying, “There is no doubt that I did it.” When he was apprehended by officers, he was found to have what looked like blood on his hands and clothes. A bloody knife was found nearby.

Investigators investigating the area where a junior high school student was believed to have been stabbed are seen at 9:55 a.m. on Oct. 10 in Ota Ward, Tokyo (from the headquarters helicopter

Investigators investigating the area where a junior high school student was believed to have been stabbed are seen at 9:55 a.m. on Oct. 10 in Ota Ward, Tokyo (from the headquarters helicopter “Ozuru”).

The male student was wearing a school uniform and is believed to have been attacked immediately after leaving home to go to school. Immediately after the incident, the boy’s mother asked a nearby person to report the incident, and when police officers and ambulance crews arrived, she accompanied the student while calling out to him.

The site is a residential area about 400 meters west of JR Kamata Station. A man in his 50s who lives nearby told the newspaper, “I was surprised that the incident happened in a quiet residential area. I feel uneasy. I hope that the male student will recover quickly.”



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