Man arrested for throwing old woman off bridge after scooter accident

A Vietnamese migrant worker was arrested on Christmas eve, two hours after he allegedly knocked over an elderly woman, then threw her off a bridge before fleeing the scene of the accident in New Taipei City. Shortly after 9:00 pm on December 24, 79-year-old Ms Du (杜) was walking across Fenglin Bridge in Ruifang District, when she was hit by a scooter from behind. According to a witness, the scooter rider then picked up the petite Ms Du, and threw

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Old Man Stands-off with Cops after Hacking Wife with Meat Cleaver

An elderly man in Kaohsiung City has been charged with attempted murder, after attacking his wife with a chopping knife, cutting her 20 times, before locking himself in a room and standing off with police for more than two hours. At around 9:00pm yesterday evening, June 8, 77 year-old Mr Ye quarreled with his 72 year-old wife, took a cleaver, and chopped at her face and body, until the knife started breaking along with the bones in his right hand,

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Man Charged for Attempted Murder of 5 year-old Girl

A Changhua County man was charged with attempted murder yesterday, after a seriously injured 5 year-old girl was taken to hospital in the early hours of the morning. The girl’s aunt told doctors that the girl had suddenly began twitching and vomiting after she went to bed. After an examination, an injury report showing the girl had been severely beaten and hit in the head with a blunt object was handed over to the District Prosecutor’s office. The report also

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Citizens Take Down Machete-Wielding Madman

A woman lost a finger and narrowly escaped with her life when her ex-husband attacked her with a brush-hook in Ilan County this afternoon, Friday, July 22. The man, 48, entered his ex-wife’s, restaurant and attacked the 42 year-old woman with a long-handled, 60 centimeter blade brush hook, severing her finger as she fended off the blow. The woman ran out to the street screaming for help. Video footage of the incident shows the woman running through a crowded shopping

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