More information released Wednesday about a case of reported child abuse in Brooks.
The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office says a 7-year-old boy told school officials his dad tried to break his back by kicking him.
The boy also said he and his 9-year-old sister were also disciplined with a shock collar intended for animals.
The child’s father, James Kuhn, 28, has been charged with two counts of domestic violence assault.
Kuhn was arrested Friday after his son reportedly came to school in tears.
Authorities say they discovered bruises on the boy’s back.
Kuhn was has been released from jail on $2,500 bail with conditions that he have no contact with the children involved.
We’re told that they are with their mother.
Kuhn has a previous domestic violence assault conviction from 2009.