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A 14-year-old boy who was arrested for allegedly slashing an elementary school girl in Aomori Prefecture has admitted to attacking her with murderous intent, police said Wednesday.

The suspect told the police that he “intended to kill” the sixth-grader in the city of Hachinohe. “It didn’t matter who it was,” the boy was quoted as saying by an investigative source.

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