On the 7th, a 43-year-old suspect arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in a case where two junior high school girls were cut with a knife on the streets of Taihaku-ku, Sendai, said to police investigation, "Kill anyone. I wanted to go to jail, "he said in an interview with an investigative official.
Around 8 am on the 7th, a nearby person reported to the police that a junior high school girl had her back cut by a man on the street in Aoyama, Taihaku-ku, Sendai.
According to police, two junior high school girls were slashed, both of whom had no life-threatening consequences, but one was seriously injured.
The other person's injury is mild.
Police arrested an unemployed Hiroyuki Owari (43), who lives near the scene, on suspicion of attempted murder that slashed one of them.
According to the police, he admitted to the investigation immediately after the arrest, saying, "There is no doubt that I stabbed him with a knife to kill him."
Furthermore, in an interview with an investigative official, it was found that he stated that he wanted to kill anyone and go to jail.
Police are investigating the details of the suspect's indiscriminate attack on junior high school students on their way to school.