An elementary school girl has been taken into custody for attempted murder after she stabbed her mother in the neck at their home in Itoman City, Okinawa Prefecture. Police have sent the girl to a children’s welfare center.
According to police, a member of the family called 119 at around 11:30 p.m. on Monday, reporting that her grandchild had stabbed the mother in the neck with a knife. The mother was taken to a hospital in a serious but stable condition, Sankei Shimbun reported Tuesday.
Police said the girl has given no motive for the attack, nor has there been any trouble reported among the family members.© Japan Today