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9 July 2020, 14:14
A man reported the incident to police in Sapporo, following injury.
The attacker is believed to be a 57-year-old unemployed man, and the pedestrian a 26-year-old man.
The incident occurred on a street in Sapporo, Japan, at around 3.30pm on 2 July, and was reported to police by the younger man, who said he had been injured in the attack.
The man, who was wielding a horsehair bow, was also reported to be holding a violin. He has no known address and is reported by police to have been intoxicated at the time of the incident.
The younger man had a scratch on his hand following the attack.
Police say the older man was doing the same to other passers-by, on the street of Minami 3jo Nishi 3 chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo.
They are now investigating the matter further.