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Odessa father accused of hurting his own son

Marcus McDavid (Source: Odessa Police Department) Marcus McDavid (Source: Odessa Police Department)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa father is accused of hurting his own son.

Police arrested Marcus McDavid, 42.

Someone called saying they found a child that may have been abused.

Police say McDavid's 13-year-old son told him his dad picked him up by the throat several times and threw him around the living room.

The 13-year-old reported he could not breathe while his father had him by the throat.

Officers say the saw swelling on the teen's head and neck, along with a cut above his collarbone.

They also say he had cuts on his arm, back and knees.

McDavid is charged with injury to a child.

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