JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville man is under arrest and facing aggravated
child abuse charges.
Police say 28-year-old Michael Lee Glover put his 3-year-old son in a
tub of hot water as punishment for soiling his pants.
The child was
hospitalized with second degree burns.
police the child is potty-trained but continues to have accidents. He said he meant the punishment to be a
lesson and he did not mean to hurt the
As of Thursday night, the child is out of the hospital and staying with relatives.
The Florida Department of Children and Families say parents
need to check their tempers and if they need help, call the 2-1-1 hotline.
First Coast News