Police in Toyonaka, Osaka, on Monday asked the public for any information on the whereabouts of a six-year-old boy who has been missing since Saturday.
According to police, Teita Hikita was last seen at around 4:30 p.m. He had been under the care of a staff member at a special needs institution in Toyonaka City. The teacher was out of the room for about 10 minutes and during that time, the boy disappeared TV Asahi reported.
Staff members found the boy's jacket and shoes in the room, and believe that he left in his bare feet. The boy lives with his mother and grandmother but did not return home.
He is approximately 115 cm, has a buzz cut, and was wearing a polka dot trainer and blue polka dot trousers at the time of his disappearance.
Anyone with any information is asked to call 06-6334-1234.© Japan Today