A wild boar, about one meter in length, entered a commercial facility in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture and went on a rampage on Monday night. Five people, including store employees and customers, sustained minor injuries after being bitten by the boar, Fuji TV reported.
According to police, an emergency phone call was placed by a customer at around 6:50 p.m., reporting that a wild boar had entered a shop in Aeon Mall Takamatsu. The female boar caused havoc on the first floor of the shopping facility by knocking down display shelves and attacking people within the vicinity.
The five people who were injured included a second-year junior high school student and a police officer, who were bitten in the leg.
Fifteen minutes after the incident was reported, 10 police officers managed to capture the boar with a net. The animal was killed as police continued to hold it down with sticks and protective shields.© Japan Today