Police in Fukuoka said Sunday they have arrested a 29-year-old company employee on suspicion of abusing his 3-month-old daughter.
According to police, the suspect, Taihei Maeda, slammed his daughter against a wall at their home on Oct 4, Fuji TV reported. The impact broke his daughter's right foot.
On Oct 7, the girl's mother took her to a hospital. Staff at the hospital reported the injury to police as a case of possible abuse.
Police said Maeda has admitted to the crime and quoted him as saying that he lost his temper because his daughter wouldn't stop crying.© Japan Today