17-year-old boy arrested for slashing 15-year-old girl in neck in Nagano
Police said Friday that they have arrested a 17-year-old male high school student in Nagano for the attempted murder of a female student in Saku, Nagano Prefecture.
The boy was arrested after he allegedly slashed a 15-year-old girl in the neck three times with a fruit knife on Thursday night, Fuji TV reported. The girl was taken to hospital but her life is not in danger, police said.
The boy reportedly called police himself after the incident. He was quoted by police as saying he wanted to kill the girl, but gave no motive, Fuji reported.
The pair were both members of the same after-school club.