Police in Hitachi, Ibaraki Prefecture, have arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of assaulting an 86-year-old woman who lives at a nursing home where he works.
Police said Yuma Aoki is accused of beating the woman about the head in her room at around 3 p.m. on Sept 18, Kyodo News reported.
Another employee called police on Tuesday and said that a caregiver had been beating a resident.
Police said the woman’s head injury was not life-threatening.
Aoki has admitted to the charge, police said.© Japan Today