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Father Arrested in Davidson Co. For Threatening To Cut Off Son's Genitals

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A father is arrested in Davidson County for threatening to chop off his son's genitals.

The alleged incident that occurred on February 20, 2013, falls outside what is considered reasonable corporal punishment, according to the Metro police affidavit. Jarmar Stovall, 29, admitted to police to attempting to instill fear in the 7-year-old boy with the threat while holding an object the boy though to be a knife.

Stovall is also said to have also struck the juvenile multiple times with a belt causing injuries to his leg, bottom and arm.

Stovall is in the Davidson County Jail on $15,000 for aggravated child abuse.

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