A woman has been arrested for allegedly assaulting her 4-year-old daughter by hitting her head against the floor at their home in Moka, Tochigi Prefecture.
According to police, the girl's father reported the suspected assault to police after he noticed bruises on her head at around 2 p.m. on Friday, NTV reported Monday.
During police questioning, the 30-year-old woman reportedly told investigators that she lost her temper because her daughter wouldn't listen to her.
Police say the woman has been arrested for assault. An investigation is currently underway to establish whether the woman had carried out similar attacks in the past, NTV said.© Japan Today