CLEARWATER, Fla. (WTXL) — A 70-year-old man has been accused of slamming a child to the ground at a playground after yelling that kids were making too much noise.
Arrest records show police have arrested the man in Clearwater, Florida and taken him to the Pinellas County Jail with a child abuse charge.
Officials say there were several kids having fun at the playground at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday when the man stormed out of his nearby apartment annoyed over the noise.
WTSP reports the man picked up a 10-year-old child by the shirt and slammed the kid to the ground. The child was not seriously hurt.