A woman and her daughter were attacked by a man wielding a pair of scissors in Okazaki City, Aichi Prefecture, on Thursday afternoon, police said Friday.
According to police, the 20-year-old mother was holding her 5-month-old daughter while walking along a street at around 12:30 p.m. when a man on a bicycle approached from behind, TV Asahi reported. The woman told police the man yelled at her to get out of the way, then stopped his bicycle and kicked her to the ground.
As she was trying to protect her child, the man produced a pair of scissors and cut her hair and clothes, before getting back on his bike and fleeing, TV Asahi reported.
According to a description given by the woman, the assailant was in his 30s or 40s, wore a black down jacket and black pants.© Japan Today