The decapitated head of a cat was found on the grounds of an elementary school in Toyako Town, Hokkaido, police said Tuesday.
According to police, a group of boys made the grisly discovery at around 4:20 p.m. Monday at Municipal Abuta Elementary School, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police are investigating the incident as a violation of the Japanese Animal Welfare Law.
Police said the remaining body parts of the cat were not found.
Police said they will strengthen neighborhood patrols and examine street surveillance camera footage to try and identify the person or persons who brought the cat's head to the school.© Japan Today