JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville man is under arrest and facing aggravatedchild abuse charges.

Police say 28-year-old Michael Lee Glover put his 3-year-old son in atub of hot water as punishment for soiling his pants.

The child washospitalized with second degree burns.

Glover toldpolice the child is potty-trained but continues to have accidents. He saidhe meant the punishment to be alesson and he did notmean to hurt thechild.

As of Thursday night, the child is out of the hospital and staying with relatives.

The Florida Department of Children and Families say parentsneed to check their tempers and if they need help, call the 2-1-1 hotline.