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Dad beats son's alleged abuser

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014 - 01:01

Police say a Florida dad who severely beat a man he caught sexually abusing his son will not face charges. Linda So reports.

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Police say what happened to this teen's face is the work of an angry father. 18-year-old Raymond Frolander appeared before a judge Friday with a swollen lip, bruises, and black eyes. Police say he was beaten by a Florida dad who came home and caught Frolander, who was babysitting his son, sexually assaulting the 11-year-old boy. SOUNDBITE: DAYTONA BEACH POLICE CHIEF MIKE CHITWOOD, SAYING: "You think to yourself, here's a young man whose innocence was taken away from him. You know, 8 to 11-year-olds should be outside riding their bike and playing sports and playing video games, not cowering and being in fear. Police say the 11-year-old boy told investigators Frolander has molested him since he was 8 years old. The police chief says the father had a right to protect his son and will not be charged for beating the suspect. SOUNDBITE: DAYTONA BEACH POLICE CHIEF MIKE CHITWOOD, SAYING: "And you have somebody you trust around your son, an 18-year-old person who you trust around your son, and in your basic instinct to protect your kid, in the anger, as a father, I understand what he was doing." Police say Frolander confessed to the sexual abuse.

Dad beats son's alleged abuser

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014 - 01:01

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