Man Beats Son in the Middle of the Street in the Car

Posted on 25 February 2012 by The Florida Star Online

James Houston

An 86-year-old man was accused of beating his 15-year-old adopted son after parking the car in the middle of the road.

James Houston was driving a white Cadillac and witnesses say they saw him come to a complete stop in the middle of traffic. He then came out of the car and walked around to the passenger side of the vehicle. He opened the door and hit and kicked the passenger, who was his son. He then walked back around the car to return to his seat.

Police went after the Cadillac and pulled Houston over. The boy said that he and Houston got into an argument about money problems. He said Houston grabbed him and the boy pushed his hand away. That is when Houston got out of the car in the middle of the road and started punching him in the face. According to reports, there were some minor bruises on his face and Houston admitted to beating his son.

Houston was arrested and charged with battery.

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