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      Mother jailed for ripping off son's genitals, gluing them back on

      Fort Sam Houston // U.S. Army Photo

      A South Texas woman has been accused of ripping her 6-year-old son's genitals during a rage and trying to repair the wound with glue.

      An FBI complaint charges the 34-year-old San Antonio woman with assault within maritime and territorial jurisdiction resulting in serious bodily injury.

      The mother, who was arrested Wednesday, remains in custody pending a bail hearing Monday in federal court in San Antonio.

      The boy's father is in the Army. The incident happened Sept. 27 at the family's home at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

      Prosecutors say the father returned home from work, found his injured son and took him to a military hospital. The boy, who's recovering from a lacerated scrotum and bruising, remains with his father.

      Authorities are investigating why the mother was angry.

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