Teen stabs girl and cuts off her hair to release his sexual tensionBy Mason White 5:50 PM August 9, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
A teen was arrested on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a girl and cutting off her hair on the street, police in Japan said.
Osaka police said that they have arrested the 18-year-old unidentified man for trying to kill the 17-year-old girl as she was walking home from school.
According to the police investigation, the incident occurred around 10:50 p.m. on Thursday. The girl, who was on his way home, was suddenly pushed to the ground by the suspect and then stabbed in the back.
The man cut off her hair and fled from the scene. The girl was rushed to a nearby hospital, and doctors believe that she will recover.
Police identified the suspect by reviewing surveillance cameras on the street. During questioning, the man told police that he was stressed out from work.
He also said that he wanted to release his sexual desire. He denied trying to kill the woman. He was charged with one count of attempted murder.