Police said Wednesday that a man in his 30s was stabbed in the back on the platform at JR Kinshicho Station in Tokyo on Tuesday.
According to police, the victim told police that he got into a dispute with the male passenger sitting beside him in the train about who pushed who to make room on the seat. NTV reported that as the man was getting off the train just after 5 p.m., the other man allegedly stabbed him in the back with a knife-like object. The victim sustained light injuries through his overcoat, police said.
The attacker was described as being in his 20s. Police said they are viewing surveillance camera footage to try and identify the suspect.