Three-year-old girl beheaded outside subway station in Taiwan
An attacker armed with a butcher’s knife reportedly decapitated a three-year-old girl outside a subway station in the Taiwanese capital of Taipei.
The Central News Agency reported that police have taken a 33-year-old man into custody.
The report said that the suspect beheaded the girl in Neihu, eastern Taipei, with a knife at about 11am.
The girl’s mother told TVBS that she was walking behind her daughter when the suspect came close.
The girl was on a bike and she thought the man was going to help her ride up a hill, but instead he attacked the child.
Eastern Broadcasting quoted the suspect’s father as saying that the man, his only son, was mentally unstable.