Man arrested for assaulting 13-year-old over broken phone cord

Man arrested for assaulting 13-year-old over broken phone cord

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Odessa Police arrested Leo Richardson Sunday for Injury to a Child "3rd Degree Felony".

Officers responded to Jackson Square Apartments in reference to a disturbance and upon arrival, made contact with a 13-year-old and a 62-year-old female.

According to police, Richardson got upset after a dog chewed up his cell phone charging cord and struck the 13-year-old female when she came back into the apartment.

Richardson struck her in the arm below the shoulder and above the elbow with a silver aluminum cane, and on the top of her head with the cane.

The 62-year-old female witnessed the incident and confronted Richardson until he threatened to inflict serious bodily injury or death on the 13-year-old female.

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