Correspondent, SAM Daily Times
CHIBA — A16-year-old boy was attacked by a knife-wielding man in Chiba City early morning.
According to police, the boy was talking with four friends in the grounds of an apartment block in Hanamikawa Ward at about 3 a.m. They told police that a man they did not know suddenly came up to them and slashed one of the boys on his left cheek, man fled and the knife, used in the attack was found nearby.
Police said that other residents in the apartment block told them that the boys were making a lot of noise; Investigators believe the assailant might be a resident who became exasperated over the noise.