ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa mother was arrested following an incident in early November.
Eilleen Ornelas, 23, is accused of injury to a child.
We're told Odessa police were called out to Medical Center Hospital in reference to an injured 5-year-old boy.
Police said the 5-year-old boy told police that his mother, identified as Ornelas, was the one who caused the injuries.
According to the report, the 5-year-old had injuries on his lower back area, buttocks, arms and legs.
Police said an investigation revealed that after the 5-year-old got in trouble, Ornelas struck the boy with a belt.
The report stated that the child then told multiple family members that his mother put marks on his body.
Child Protective Services was notified of the incident.
A warrant was later obtained for Ornelas, who was later charged.