Wednesday 22 November 2017

Girl (3) decapitated in random street attack in front of mother

Taiwan
Taiwan

A three-year-old girl has been decapitated in an apparently random attack outside a Metro station in the Taiwanese capital.

Local media said police arrested a man following Monday's attack in Taipei.

According to reports, the man, grabbed the girl from behind and decapitated her with a cleaver.

The girl was with her mother, who was unable to prevent the attack.

Hours later, an angry crowd gathered outside the police station where the man was taken.

The government-run Central News Agency said the 33-year-old had an arrest record for drug crimes and had been treated for mental illness.

Press Association

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Promoted Links

Editors Choice

Also in World News