Police in China have offered a reward for information leading to the arrest of a woman suspected of gouging out a six-year-old boy’s eyes.
The attack happened in Fenxi, Shanxi province, on 24 August.
The boy went out to play and hours later was found by his parents with his eyes removed and covered in blood.
The boy is now recovering in hospital. Police have offered a reward of 100,000 yuan ($16,340, £10,500) for information linked to the case.
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“The boy was lured by an unknown woman on Saturday evening into a field, where she gouged out his eyes,” state news agency Xinhua reported.
The boy’s parents are said to be farmers. His mother said her son told them he was walking outside when a woman attacked him, state media reported.