HOBBS, NM (KWES)
Hobbs Police arrested a man who they say attacked a child.
37-year-old Ruben Florez is charged with child abuse.
The criminal complaint says a 12-year-old boy was walking with his aunt when Florez and his wife pulled up next to them, got out and began attacking them.
The boy stepped in front of his aunt and said “stop attacking my aunt.”
The report says that's when Florez punched him then started choking him.