Man Accused of Hitting His Wife and Child Behind Bars

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Authorities in Midland say the man accused of hitting his wife and child with a tire iron is now behind bars.

Midland deputies say 43-year Kenneth Wayne Marion was arrested Thursday night just before eight in the evening.

Police say Marion was arrested by a patrol officer for traffic violations in the 1200 block of east Parker.

Deputies had been looking for Marion since last Tuesday night after he got into a fight with his wife, grabbed a tire iron, hit her, and his 16 month old child.

Bond has been set at $30,000 for injury with a child and $25,000 thousand dollars for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.