• 7-year-old Japanese Boy Abandoned by Parents in the Forest Found Alive and Well 5 Days Later

    7-year-old Japanese Boy Abandoned by Parents in the Forest Found Alive and Well 5 Days Later

    Parents of a seven-year-old boy, Yamato Tanooka, may face charges for negligence in Japan after abandoning him on a mountain road in a forest because he “was naughty.”

    Tanooka subsequently got lost in the woods and was only rescued after 5 days when he was found in military barracks near Shikabe in northern Hokkaido in Japan, just a few kilometres from where he was left.

    BBC reports that Yamato’s parents initially claimed that the 7-year-old got lost but eventually admitted […]