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Foreigner detained after slashing Beijing waiter

2012-10-13 00:24:10 GMT2012-10-13 08:24:10(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Police have detained a drunken foreigner who allegedly slashed a waiter in a hotel restaurant in downtown Beijing on Friday.

Police have detained a drunken foreigner who allegedly slashed a waiter in a hotel restaurant in downtown Beijing on Friday.

The foreigner, who has not been identified, was arrested around 4:00 p.m., half an hour after he wounded a waiter with a kitchen knife in a restaurant, according to a statement from Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau.

He forced his way into a minibus and drove away after the alleged crime, the statement said. He was arrested near the restaurant.

An investigation is underway.

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