OSAKA (Kyodo) A fresh arrest warrant was served to a 37-year-old man Saturday on suspicion he attacked a taxi driver in Matsubara, Osaka Prefecture, in January during a murder-robbery attempt, police officials said.

The man, Shotetsu An, allegedly slashed the neck of driver Toshiki Nozawa, 61, in the early hours of Jan. 5 and stole ¥25,000 from the taxi. Nozawa was seriously injured.

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