A man was arrested after he hit a child in the face in front of two other younger children, according to a Bexar County arrest affidavit.
According to the report, the child’s mother told deputies 32-year-old Michael Hernandez was highly intoxicated while driving a car. She said she tried to take over driving when Hernandez pulled over to the side of the road to urinate.
Bexar County deputies said Hernandez and the child’s mother started arguing. The child got between them and that is when Hernandez struck the child in the face, causing swelling and bruising.
Officials said the child was treated by paramedics at the scene.
Hernandez was charged with injury to a child.