A 28-year-old woman in Airai, Kagoshima Prefecture, has been arrested for allegedly assaulting her 11-month-old baby boy, police said Wednesday.
According to police, the woman, who has been identified as Kaori Uchida, allegedly assaulted her baby in an attack, or attacks, which included shaking him violently on a regular basis last year, NTV reported. Doctors say the baby sustained brain damage as a result.
Police say they believe the woman may have committed similar assaults against her seven-year-old daughter and six-year-old son in the past. Both children have now been taken into protective custody.© Japan Today