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[VIDEO NEWS] Knife-wielding assailant in Amsa Station, Seoul

Jan 15,2019
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1) On Jan.13 near Amsa Station, eastern Seoul, around 7:00 p.m.

2) According to footage disclosed by the Gangdong Police Precinct, a 19-year-old surnamed Han brandished a knife and was arrested by police.

3) Police got him to the ground using batons and into a police car after handcuffing him.

4) After being criticized for their response to the situation, the police said that they were simply following protocol as they repeatedly warned the assailant beforehand.

5) Han was found to have stabbed an 18-year-old surnamed Park with a knife after Park confessed to police that they both robbed a grocery store together.

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video produced by Kim Han-sol
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Hoyeon Yoo