3rd-year middle school male student arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl
A male student in his third year of junior high school in Kawanishi City, Hyogo Prefecture was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl.
According to the police, on the evening of the 14th, the male student was suspected to have committed his indecent act on the 8-year-old girl, who was on her way home alone, walking on the sidewalk in the city.
After returning home, the girl told her mother about what had happened, in which her mother later reported the incident to the police.
The police were able to arrest the boy based on a portrait sketched from the girl’s testimony and the security cameras nearby.
The boy had admitted to the charges in response to the police investigation, saying that he had touched the girl’s body without consent.