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.