Internet cafe employee stabbed in Tokyo's Shinjuku
Police are searching for a man who stabbed an Internet cafe employee in Tokyo’s Kabukicho entertainment district on Sunday night. Police said they received an emergency call about 6:30 p.m. from the employee saying he had just been stabbed with a knife by a man aged around 40.
According to the victim, the man appeared at the entrance of the fourth floor establishment and demanded to be let in. The 26-year-old employee opened the door and turned to walk back into the establishment, at which point the man stabbed him in the back and fled. According to doctors, the wounds are not life-threatening and the man is expected to make a full recovery in around two weeks.
The victim described his attacker as being around 40 years of age, roughly 180 cm tall and wearing a green sweater.
Compiled from news reports