ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars after being arrested for assaulting his disabled mother.
Odessa police were called out to the 1300 block of South Alleghaney Ave. in reference to a disturbance.
When officers arrived, officers spoke with a 62-year-old woman and her son, identified as Martin Larez, 44.
Police said an investigation revealed that after Lara asked his mother for money, he hit his mother's arm once she said no to him.
According to the report, the hit caused the mother to fall back on a sofa.
It was later determined that the woman was a disabled person.
Larez was later arrested and charged with injury to a disabled person (family violence) and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.