About 800 tulips planted in beds along a street in Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture, were found chopped up on Monday morning. It is the second such incident in less a week. About 1,000 tulips planted near Maebashi station were chopped up on April 9.
According to police, a passerby noticed the tulips cut up around 5:40 a.m. and called police. Neighbors told police the tulips were OK on Sunday night.