Monday, December 20, 2010

Police: Dad broke arm of 4-year-old daughter (Clarksville, Tennessee)

Another example of male upper body strength gone amuck. Dad PATRICK HARRIS has been charged with child abuse after he broke his daughter's arm--all because the little girl had a "tantrum." Who was really having the tantrum here anyway?

Police: Dad Broke Child's Arm After Tantrum
4-Year-Old's Arm Twisted Forcefully, Police Say

POSTED: 8:04 pm CST December 19, 2010
UPDATED: 8:15 pm CST December 19, 2010

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Police said a 4-year-old Clarksville girl's father broke her arm.

Patrick Harris, of Copperfield Court, was charged with child abuse Saturday, according to Channel 4's news partners at the Leaf-Chronicle.

Police said when Harris' daughter threw a temper tantrum, he grabbed her by the arm and twisted it so forcefully that it broke.

The girl was treated at Blanchfield Hospital.