• Kyodo


Shanghai police are searching for a man who slashed the face of a Japanese university student on a crowded downtown street in what was apparently a random attack, local media reported Sunday.

According to the Shanghai Daily, Yuka Abe, a 22-year-old student at Fudan University, said she was walking to an intersection near People’s Square on Friday night when a male stranger suddenly jumped out of the crowd, punched her in the face and cut her with a blade.

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