Police in Hakodate, Hokkaido, have arrested a woman on suspicion of assaulting her teenage son by throwing a hair iron at him.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Hokkaido Broadcasting Corp reported. Police said the woman threw the hair iron at the boy, hitting him in the side of the head. The boy suffered a gash to his head. Shortly after the incident, the boy called 110.
Police said the woman, who lives alone with her son, has admitted assaulting the boy on more than one occasion, and quoted her as saying she did so because he was rebellious and often disobeyed her.© Japan Today