Man beats child on the head with tire pump because it was part of ‘rough housing’By Mason White 1:52 PM August 16, 2017
By: Tanya Clark WorldWideWeirdNews.com
A man told police that he beat a child with a tire pump as part of their “rough housing,” according to police in Florida.
The Bay County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of the man for cruelty toward a child.
Family members of the victim contacted the police on Sunday, and they stated that the child had bruises over all of his body and several lacerations as a result of being beaten with a belt by 41-year-old Delbert Gillian.
Police spoke to the victim who stated that he had been hit with a belt and over the head with a bicycle tire pump on two occasions.
Police then spoke with Gilliam. Gilliam stated that the injuries occurred during “rough housing” with the victim. After the interview, investigators arrested Gilliam.