ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars following a child abuse investigation in Odessa.
Robert Bryant, 50, was arrested on Wednesday on charges of injury to a child (warrant).
Police said on Aug. 30 an injury to a child report was made to Odessa Police when Burnet Elementary members reported that a nine-year-old student had possibly been abused by his father.
Police said an investigation revealed that after Bryant became upset with this son over an iPad, Bryant grabbed a belt and struck his son all over his body while he covered his face.
Bryant is behind bars at the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.