Policeman stabbed to death in Sendai; attacker shot dead
Jiji -- Sep 20
A policeman was stabbed to death by a knife-wielding man at a police box in the northeastern Japan city of Sendai early on Wednesday.

The attacker was shot by another police officer on the scene.

The policeman, Hiroaki Seino, 33, and the attacker were confirmed dead after being taken to hospital.

The Miyagi prefectural police said the attacker has been identified as university student Yuta Aizawa, 21, a resident of Miyagino Ward of Sendai, the prefecture's capital.

According to police and other sources, the attacker visited the police box in Miyagino around 4 a.m. (7 p.m. Tuesday GMT), reporting that he had found someone's cash.

仙台市の交番で警察官の男性が大学生の男に刃物で殺害された事件で、警察官には争った際にできた傷が手に複数カ所あることが新たに分かりました。
News sources: Jiji, ANNnewsCH
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