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Police: Mom catches son with girl, attacks him with bat

SANDY, Utah — Police in Sandy say a mother has been arrested for allegedly attacking her teenage son with a baseball bat when she caught him with a girl.

KSL reports that according to police the teen had a party Sunday night and his parents allowed the boy’s girlfriend to stay at their house provided she sleep in another room.

Sandy Police Sergeant Jon Arnold says around 4 a.m. the boy’s father caught the two together.

A heated argument followed and police say the 43-year-old mother retrieved a baseball bat and hit the teen several times.

Police say the boy was taken to a hospital with bruises, possible broken bones and other non-life threatening injuries.

The mother was arrested on investigation of felony child abuse.

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