NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a 21-year-old man Friday night in connection to allegations that he punched his 10-year-old brother numerous times because the boy left their home.
Oscar G. Elizondo was arrested and charged with third-degree felony injury to a child. He is no longer being held in the county jail.
According to the arrest affidavit, NSCO deputies were dispatched out to a home in the 3800 block of South Fredonia Street in reference to an assault. When they got there, Elizondo's 10-year-old brother told them that Elizondo had been punching him before they got there.
Elizondo told the deputies that he punched his little brother all over his body because the 10-year-old had left their home, the affidavit stated.
One of the deputies noticed that the 10-year-old boy had several red scrapes and marks on his back, the affidavit stated.
Elizondo was arrested at the scene and taken to the county jail.