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82-year-old man arrested after stomping on 10-year-old boy in Chiba park

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Police in Chiba have arrested an 82-year-old man on suspicion of assault after he stomped on a 10-year-old boy in a park.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 5 p.m. on Sept 2 in the park in Wakaba Ward, Fuji TV reported. Police said the suspect Keisuke Sugai has admitted to the charge. He told police the boy and his friends were playing cards in the park and when they didn’t clean up after they finished, he reprimanded the boy. He said he got mad when they boy ignored him.

Police said Sugai grabbed the boy by the hair, shoved him to the ground and stomped on his stomach. The boy also suffered a neck injury, police said.

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This violent old child abuser was lucky one of the dads didnt come down to the park and punch him to the ground. Straight to jail for you, old thug.

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Several years ago outside the mall near Ebina Station, I witnessed an unprovoked attack by an old man (who had a canned highball) upon a male HS student who was engrossed in his phone. Ojisan threw his drink down and just started in on the kid, no warning, no provocation, and no words even. But the old man was getting the worst of it. The kid was holding him off with his hands but delivering a succession of many hard kicks to the side of the Man's legs. I'm sure he was black and blue later. But the old man didn't want to stop, until a group of high-school boys arrived and politely advised him that he should leave before the police came.

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This old man should get a choice: a very severe beating by the parents of the children, both of whom get to pull his hair, shove him to the ground, and stop on him. Or prison, where hopefully he will be ignored, and if he gets angry has his hair pulled, is pushed to the ground, and stomped on. People like this old man, who are already reliant on young people for his survival, and because of whom there will be no pension for THEM as said young people get older, need to realize THEY are the reason more people don't want to have children and support the nation.

Lock him up... after he pays restitution.

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The old boy was just trying to teach the kid some manners.

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Custodial sentence, please, no excuses.

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@Northernlife

"If anyone laid a hand on my kids they want to hope the police get there quick otherwise I would probably be seeing some time behind bars."

U R not alone

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pepe the frog

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A lot of Younger generation have no respect or morals.

a lot of older generation have too much respect and morals.

there the problem lies.

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With the declining birthrate, there seems to a lack of tolerance for children and little consideration for those who are pregnant. And then there are the child abuse cases and systematic failure of child protection services. Just the other day, a pregnant woman was standing on the train and nobody offered their seat. A society is often judged in terms of how they treat kids; they are the future of the country.

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BungleToday  04:54 pm JST

The old boy was just trying to teach the kid some manners.

Lead by example perhaps?

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Lock him up for the rest of his pathetic lonely days

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Respect your elders

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This violent old child abuser was lucky one of the dads didnt come down to the park and punch him to the ground. Straight to jail for you, old thug.

That would also be a crime and then dad would be in jail too.

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Wow I commented. On the first comment but I didn't realise there were so many more like minded comments. I understand the sentiment touch my kid and I'll smash you. I experienced an issue not so long ago where another kids dad grabbed my son and proceeded to tell abuse at him. When I eventually caught up with the dad it just didn't seem worth the effort to get off my chair and pop him one so I made him apologise to my son and warned him if he tried it again I wouldn't hesitate to take him to the police and then rinse him out via the courts ... His action did nothing to deter my son who says I am way more scary since he has seen me lift a car up to place some wood under so we could change the flat tire since we didn't have a jack

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

"Amazing number of people here seem to feel the solution to violence is further violence!

Merely perpetuating the cycle."

But what about the USA being the #1 shadow maker.

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This happens in Japanese public schools as well, and somehow it's "ok" when it's done at school, and by teachers. I've witnessed it myself, with my own eyes, but any remarks or complaints about it are swiped under the rug as "we're not supposed to interfere".

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Im not a big fan of violence but youngsters need some discipline these days. Not youngsters but also adults up to approximately 30yo. as they don't know how to behave properly.

Of course I condemn old man actions, but I suppose this way was how the older generation was brought up. You didn't behaved during the classes you got punish, you didn't clean after yourself then 10 lashes and so on. Old school, I'm not that old but had the chance to taste it.

Anyway those days are over now only oversensitive hikikomori left.

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I hope the little brat learnt his lesson. The kid too.

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Sadly It's not uncommon with the Showa generation.

Join the dots as you will.

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He could've used his wealth of life experience to calmly explain,

instead he chose to be an old git.

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I have seen old men at some of the local parks yelling at kids for not being tidy like putting sand on the slide for example. Same old men that are out on trash days making sure people don't mix recyclables with regular trash. The same old men that duct tape notes on cars that they don't know in their neighborhood. When I retire, I want to be stretched out on some beach somewhere, not stressing out about trivial things in the same neighborhood I grew up in then dying there.

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GoodLuckToYou: "a lot of older generation have too much respect and morals."

You're right -- stomping on children is the pinnacle of morality and respect for life and culture.

NOMINATION: "When I retire, I want to be stretched out on some beach somewhere, not stressing out about trivial things in the same neighborhood I grew up in then dying there."

Amen to that. The park behind my old apartment had one of those old men who screamed at the kids on their way to school because they were too loud, and then louder if they stopped to play on their way home because he was interrupting their nap (sake induced, I had heard). Got so bad there were signs asking people not to go in the park; I guess it was just easier to ask everyone to avoid a public place they pay taxes for, and for children not to be children, so this old drunk could be like the stomper in the story.

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82 year old geezer??? Im supprise the geezer has enough strengh with his atrophied muscles. Hope geezer gets a life in prison without parole for his crime.

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KniknaknokkaerSep. 4  05:42 pm JST

BungleToday  04:54 pm JST

The old boy was just trying to teach the kid some manners.

Lead by example perhaps?

Looks like somebody had show this old grouch how to mind his manners because he sure sets a bad example!

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If anyone laid a hand on my kids they want to hope the police get there quick otherwise I would probably be seeing some time behind bars.

I hear you loud and clear

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Sep. 4  06:16 pm JST

Respect your elders

Respect is earned, not given!

Why the hell should I treat someone with respect, if that individual can't do the same? Just because he's older? No way...

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