Three Injured in Road Rage Stabbing

Two men and one woman were sent to hospital for treatment after one of the men went berserk with a knife during a road rage incident in Taipei City’s Xinyi District this morning, June 13. The driver of an Infiniti, 61 year-old Mr Ren, entered Zhongpo Road from a side-street, forcing 45 year-old Mr Zhou, who was driving a Mercedes Benz, to change lanes to avoid a collision. The two drivers stopped next to each other at a red light

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Man Released on Bail After Vicious Attack on Police Officer

A New Taipei City Court released a man on a NT$300,000 bail today despite the fact he attempted to murder a police officer in a vicious attack with a meat-cleaver. Wu Zhizhan (吳志展), a 56 year-old teppanyaki cook in Banciao District, lost his temper yesterday, after receiving parking tickets to a value of NT$5400. He saw a police officer, surnamed Zhang, issuing tickets nearby, grabbed a meat cleaver from his truck, and attacked the officer. The 34 year-old officer carried

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Elderly Man Stabbed to Death on Tiger Mountain: 18 Year-Old Man Arrested

An 88 year-old man was found dead today after being reported missing by family when he failed to return home after a bike ride in the Four Beast Mountain area of Taipei City the previous day. A forensic examination found he had been stabbed more than 20 times in a vicious knife attack. The body of Mr Lee was found shirtless in an abandoned pavilion on Tiger Mountain. Police arrested an 18 year-old man this evening, Monday, June 13, in

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Random Crazy Knife Attack in Sanxia

At the same time as the Zhongshan (Chongshan) Metro stabbing case was unfolding, a junior highschool student grabbed a ‘vegetable knife’ and attacked two random strangers on the street in Sanxia, New Taipei City. One boy and one girl were injured, and received stitches on their arms and hands. When interrogated, the teenage suspect claimed to have quarreled with his aunt so he left home with the intention of stabbing people so he could get arrested and get some peace

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Another Random Crazy Knife Attack

Four people were injured today when someone started stabbing people in Taipei’s famously safe Metro system at Zhongshan Station. Taiwan in the last few years has seen an increase in acts of random violence against random citizens by deranged individuals. In this latest act, the station master with several members of the public managed to subdue the individual until police arrived. Security on the MRT (Taipei Metro) was increased after a 21 year-old university student went on a rampage killing 4 and

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