Police in Tokyo have arrested a 39-year-old man for stomping on children's feet on five separate occasions.
According to police, the man, identified as Akio Kurashima, 39, is a director of an IT company, and lives in Minato Ward.
TBS reported that on Feb 15, Kurashima suddenly stomped on the left foot of a 4-year-old boy who was reading in a bookshop in Akasaka. The boy suffered a slight bruise to his left foot.
Before that incident, police said there were four other reports of a man doing the same thing to children.
Kurashima has admitted to the charge but has so far given no motives for his actions, police said.© Japan Today