Police in Kotoura, Tottori Prefecture, have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of assault after he grabbed his nursery school-aged daughter by the ankles and flung her across the room at their home.
According to police, the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on July 12. Police said Mizuki Date, a construction worker, has admitted to abusing his daughter, Sankei Shimbun reported. The child hit her face on a door and suffered injuries requiring one month to heal, doctors said.
Police detained Date on July 14 after receiving a call from the children’s welfare center which had been contacted by the child’s nursery school.
Police said Date has admitted to abusing his daughter.© Japan Today