Sheriff: Man uses pole to hit son

A who used a metal pole to strike his son in the back of the head Sunday is in custody, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

Ramiro Valle Hernandez, 36, of the 800 block of Sunset Acres Court in the Sunset Acres subdivision, was arrested by Sheriff’s Office deputies and remained in the Hood County Jail on $45,000 bond as of press time, according to Rose. Hernandez is charged with family violence aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The victim is 15 years old.

“The victim was transported by ambulance to Lake Granbury Medical Center where he was treated and released and is in fair condition,” Rose stated.