"Misbehaving" boy disappears in forest after parents abandon him

May 30, 2016 1:07 PM

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"Misbehaving" boy disappears in forest after parents abandon him

TOKYO - A 7-year-old boy is missing in a forest in northern Japan after his parents made him get out of their car as punishment for misbehaving.

About 150 rescue workers searched Monday in a wooded area on Hokkaido, the northernmost of Japan's four main islands. The boy, identified as Yamato Tanooka, has been missing since late Saturday afternoon.

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