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      Man jailed for beating girlfriend TMs son with cane

      Javier Moreno // Cameron County Jail

      A Brownsville man is behind bars after he allegedly used a cane to hit a 13-year-old boy, leaving him bruised.

      Javier Moreno was booked at the Cameron County Jail on Friday, October 18, after he allegedly hit his girlfriend TMs son.

      According to a probably cause affidavit, Moreno used force because he believed the 13-year-old was spoiled.

      The boy was hit on his back, body and arms with a cane, according to court documents.

      The incident happened back in August. Moreno TMs girlfriend reported the assault and took her son to get checked out at a local hospital.

      According to authorities, Moreno TMs girlfriend said the last time she had seen Moreno was the day he hit her son.

      The 13-year-old sustained minor injuries from the alleged assault.

      Moreno TMs bond was set at $25,000 for injury to a child.

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