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Hunt for wild monkey in Japan after 10 attacks in a fortnight

Traps set and residents warned to keep windows shut after infant grabbed in most serious incident

Police in Japan are searching for a wild monkey that has attacked 10 people in the space of a fortnight.

The attacks began on 8 July in the Ogori district of Yamaguchi prefecture in the country’s south-west. In the most serious incident, it badly scratched an infant after invading a family home.

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