A 49-year-old woman was injured by a wild boar in Kobe, police said Tuesday.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 9 p.m. Monday in Higashinada Ward. NTV reported that the woman had just finished shopping when the boar charged at her. She ran into a parking lot but the boar bit her on the left calf.
Police said the wound was not deep. The woman was treated at hospital and then allowed to go home.
Police said the boar may have been after the food inside the woman's shopping bag.
Ward officials said there have been six attacks by wild boars in the area since April.© Japan Today