Report: Child beaten with shoe for pouring bathwater on floor

Northwest Florida
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ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — Deputies say a man punished a child for pouring bathwater on the floor by striking him repeatedly with a shoe.

Marvin Morales, 28, was arrested Thursday and charged with felony child abuse.

According to an arrest report, the abuse happened on April 19. The report says the victim was beaten after he poured water over the floor on purpose.

The report says the child had bruises on his face, thighs and groin area.

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