A police officer stands guard on Sunday in front of a police box in Osaka Prefecture, where an officer was stabbed and had his pistol stolen earlier in the day. Photo: Kyodo

Japanese man Yujiro Iimori arrested for stabbing police officer to steal gun

  • Victim was stabbed multiple times and remains in coma in hospital
  • Incident occurred as authorities are stepping up security in nearby Osaka, where G20 summit will be held next week
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A police officer stands guard on Sunday in front of a police box in Osaka Prefecture, where an officer was stabbed and had his pistol stolen earlier in the day. Photo: Kyodo
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