Police in Kumamoto city have arrested a 29-year-old nursing care worker on suspicion of assault after he allegedly punched a female resident in her 80s at a care home.
Police said Motoki Nakashima, who was arrested on Wednesday, is accused of punching the victim at around 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Group Home Hibari, Kyodo News reported. Another employee noticed the woman’s head injury on Tuesday night and called 119, and she was taken to hospital.
Police said the woman suffered a subcutaneous skull hemorrhage. The hospital contacted police to report a case of possible abuse.
Police said Nakashima has admitted to the charge but has so far given no motive.© Japan Today