Posted by WNEP.com.
MAHONING TOWNSHIP — A man from Carbon County is accused of abusing a five-year-old boy.
Police said Daniel Stahler Jr. of Lehighton became irritated with the child after he hugged a dog too hard Thursday.
Officials said Stahler hit the boy, threw him into a wall, and slammed his head in a door.
According to officers, the child has a fractured eye socket, bruises, and had hair ripped out.
Police in Carbon County said Stahler has been arrested and is awaiting arraignment.