VIDEO: Man Arrested After Authorities Say He Punched Toddler In Face

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[EDITOR’S NOTE: The video below contains disturbing footage and explicit lanuage.]

CALIFORNIA (HUFFINGTON POST) – A man was arrested after a video surfaced that showed him punching a toddler in the face, authorities say.

Justin Whittington, 23, of Bakersfield, Calif. was taken into custody on Friday (April 10) and faces charges of child assault and child endangerment, according to online records.

Surveillance video of the incident can be seen below. The video shows a toddler running down the aisles of a store and a man, who police identified as Whittington, punching the child in the face as he puts his hands up.

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