27-year-old man arrested for kicking 5-year-old son
GUNMA —March 19th, 2015
Police in Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture, have arrested a 27-year-old man for violently kicking his 5-year-old son in the head.
According to police, Kenta Fukushima, who works as a car mechanic, abused his son on March 10. NTV reported that police were notified after staff at the boy’s daycare center noticed bruises on his face.
The boy has been placed in protective custody.
Police quoted Fukushima as saying he had kicked his son to discipline him. Fukushima lives with his son and a daughter.