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Man Accidentally Bumps Dude Playing a Video Game, Leads to Argument and Slashing

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Tokyo seems super safe. For the most part, it is. But be careful, there are some dangerous folks out there: NHK is reporting that this week in Tokyo, a 39 year-old man accidentally bumped the arm of a fellow portable game-playing passenger while riding the Sobu train line.

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That escalated into an argument, and when the man got off the train at Kinshichō Station in Tokyo, he was slashed in the back by the passenger, who apparently wielded some kind of small blade. The injury, thankfully, was not serious.

The report didn't specify what kind of portable game or device the man was playing, other than calling it a "portable type game."

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Police are now checking security camera footage in hopes of catching the suspect.

Remember, video games don't make you violent. Being a violent person does.

切りつけ 携帯ゲームから口論 [NHK]


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spaceludes
spaceludes

Funny this article popped up. Two days ago, 2 guys were on a bus and one bumped into the other as he was leaving the bus. He apologized and proceeded to leave the bus. The other guy wouldn't take sorry for an answer and proceeded to draw his knife and slash him. As it turns out the person he slashed was a police officer who then drew his gun. The slasher then took off on foot with the policeman opening fire. The policeman thought he had got away, so he decided to get onto his next bus. They found the slasher a little later, dead, as he had been hit 3 times...