Father Accused of Tying Son to Laundry Pole In Front of Home For Hours

September 27, 2013 Updated May 13, 2013 at 5:07 PM EDT

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Father Accused of Tying Son to Laundry Pole In Front of Home For Hours

September 27, 2013 Updated May 13, 2013 at 5:07 PM EDT

A bizarre story from Florida leads to the arrest of a Miami Beach father.

According to a report from the Miami Herald, police said a 49-year-old man was arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse for allegedly tying his 12-year-old son to a laundry pole in front of their home for several hours as punishment for the boy leaving home without permission.

Read the Miami Herald report HERE.