On Feb. 19 in Japan's Aichi Prefecture, police arrested a fourteen year-old boy. Earlier that evening, he apparently stabbed his mother with a sashimi knife. The cause? A dispute over a video game purchase.
At 5:35pm, the teen stabbed his mother in the back one time, reported Yomiuri News. The mother, age 50, suffered serious injury, but was able to call for help right after the stabbing. Police arrived soon thereafter and took the child into custody.
"Since she got angry at me for buying a video game without permission and confiscated it," the teenager said, "I got pissed." And then you stabbed your mom.
中２男子、ゲームソフト取り上げられ母を刺す [Yomiuri Online]
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