A man claiming to be a mobster under the influence of stimulants was arrested June 20 after pulling a knife and randomly assaulting commuters at a subway station in Tokyo’s business district.
Two passengers and one railway worker at Otemachi Station on the Chiyoda Line suffered minor injuries. The attacker, identified as Hidetoshi Ide, 56, was reportedly planning to visit the Tokyo headquarters of the Yomiuri Shimbun for unknown reasons.
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