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Mother arrested for abusing son by stomping on his head

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Police in Wakayama have arrested a 32-year-old woman on suspicion of abusing her young son in February last year.

According to police, Yuka Tochino, a certified care worker, is accused of abusing her son, who was then 8, by stomping on his head, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said Tochino has denied the charge and quoted her as saying, “I was furious that my son didn’t do his homework, but I never stomped on his head or kicked him.”

The alleged incident occurred on the night of Feb 20, 2018. At the time, Tochino was living with her husband, 8-year-old son, daughter (7) and youngest son (1). Police said Tochino grabbed the boy’s arm, yanked him to the floor and stomped on the back of his head.

The boy suffered internal bleeding around his right eye. The next day, the boy’s elementary school contacted city officials after seeing his bruised eye. The children were taken into protective custody.

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February of last year?

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Yuka Tochino, a certified care worker, is accused of abusing her son, who was then 8, by stomping on his head, 

A certified care worker? A certified loon would be better.

“I was furious that my son didn’t do his homework, but I never stomped on his head or kicked him.”

She was furious her 8 year old son didn't do his homework? He is 8 years old in the second grade of elementary school FFS! Who cares if he didn't do his homework? She is just another delusional bully intimidating and abusing her child to live up to 'her' expectations.

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Child Welfare workers: Please don't botch this. I really don't want to be reading about another child abused to death because of your negligence.

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Yuka Tochino, a certified care worker, is accused of abusing her son, who was then 8, by stomping on his head, 

Sounds like that's not a difficult certificate to get.

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Oh no, not another child abuse story...

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A one incident does not make a person a bully or even a bad person.

What else does police has got as evidence please, otherwise my guess is that 99% of parents could get their children taken away.

Did the husband or sister witnessed, or somebody ? Was the boy going to school with regular bruises or worse ?

Safety first ok, but no injustice.

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You are right we should make sure he was hurt more severely and more offer before judging her ... stupid

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I meant the way the article is written gives no evidence.

I am all for detecting abusive parents. Was it the case for one very bruised eye once, which anyone should ask how it did happen?

Stop judging people from the far distance.

Be mature since we are talking about children's future.

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"...a certified care worker...". Jesus wept.

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A child goes to school with a bruised eye and all her children are taken away with no evidence?

so a child mad at their parents can punch themselves in the eye , tell their teachers a story and the children will be removed from the house ?

acting on a child’s word without proof is like letting children run the country .

they can figure out how to get removed from their family when they’re super mad at their parents but not smart enough to realize the consequences for their actions like never being able to return .

children get mad at their parents all the time and want to run away etc but these are temporary feelings that go away but if the police and child services react so quickly without evidence there could be a lot of false claims of abuse that could devastate families .

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Stop judging people? She stomped on his head on purpose for God's sake what's not to judge? stop defending her and defend the victim instead

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Or is there possibly a good reason for stopping on a kid's head?

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Stomping

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So why have children if your going to mistreat them ???

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