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Police: Man strikes child with belt because boy wet the bed

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Stefon Robb, 26 (Source: LMDC) Stefon Robb, 26 (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Police said a man struck his girlfriend's 7-year-old son in the face with a belt.

Stefon Robb, 26, hit the boy because he wet the bed, according to an arrest warrant.

The incident happened on January 5, at a time when the boy's mother wasn't home. However, police said the woman was aware Robb hit her child and told him not to spank the boy.

According to police, the mother told her son after the incident to say his brother scratched him.

A witness noticed a "deep red welt… approximately four inches long by one inch wide and showing the pattern of the belt used" and called police.

Robb was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with third degree criminal abuse, a misdemeanor.

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