• Kyodo


A man in his 50s was stabbed and seriously injured Monday evening while riding an escalator at Shibuya Station in central Tokyo, and the male assailant was still at large, police said.

The assailant, described as a male in his 30s or 40s and about 160 to 170 cm tall, fled the scene after the 6:15 p.m. attack on an escalator descending to the platform of Tokyo Metro Co.’s Fukutoshin Line, the police said.

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