The parents of an an elementary schoolboy have filed charges against a man who allegedly assaulted their son in a classroom in Uchinada, Ishikawa Prefecture, in October, the prefectural Board of Education revealed this week.
According to Fuji TV, the man, in his 50s, forcibly entered the classroom during a class on Oct 27 and demanded to speak to students about his daughter, whom he believed was being bullied. Witnesses say that the man flew into a rage after one of the students replied, "I don't remember anything about it," Fuji reported.
The man is believed to have punched the boy in the face six times, causing minor injuries, before being restrained by the teacher. Police say the victim was not directly involved in the bullying.© Japan Today