TAMPA – A Tampa man was arrested Tuesday night after he allegedly threw a 16-month-old boy, causing him to hit his head on a wall or dresser. 23-year-old Dwayne Poole, whose relationship to the boy hasn’t been disclosed, was punishing him for playing near an electrical wall socket, Tampa Police spokesperson Andrea Davis said in a statement.Poole also admitted to police that he hit the baby with an open hand and a belt, which caused bruising on the boy’s buttocks and legs.
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