Police in Tomioka, Gunma Prefecture, have arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of abusing his 10-month-old son by slamming him against the armrest of a sofa.
Police said Katsuya Sakurazawa, a temp worker, slammed his son Haruki’s head into the sofa armrest at their apartment on Thursday morning, local media reported.
Sakurazawa’s wife, who saw the incident, called 119. Haruki was taken to hospital which contacted police about a case of possible child abuse. Police said Haruki remained unconscious on Friday.
Police said they are questioning Sakurazawa and his wife about whether the child was regularly abused.© Japan Today