Man Indicted in Lubbock County for Spanking Child With a Spoon, Causing Bruises
A Lubbock County grand jury indicted a man on Tuesday (Oct.23) for injury to a child.
Thirty-six-year-old Clayton Smith is accused of using a wooden spoon to spank a child who peed her pants. KAMC News reports the child was taken to a hospital in Brownfield in June, where nurses found bruising on her buttocks.
A warrant also stated the incident occurred in a residence in southwest Lubbock.
Smith admitted to spanking the girl three separate times with a wooden spoon.
Smith was released on Tuesday from the Lubbock County Jail on $30,000 bond.