Police in Tokyo have arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of abusing his 2-year-old daughter at their home in Toshima Ward.
According to police, Masanari Ito, who works at Toshimaen amusement park, punched his second-oldest daughter in the face on the night of March 31, TBS reported. The next day, Ito's stepmother, who lives nearby, contacted police to report that the girl had been beaten.
The girl was taken to hospital. Police said her injuries will take about 10 days to heal.
Ito was quoted by police as saying that he was stressed out when he hit his daughter.© Japan Today