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Dad hit daughter with shoe for needing a pee

The Local/rm · 17 Feb 2012, 08:11

Published: 17 Feb 2012 08:11 GMT+01:00

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The incident took place in an apartment in Lund, southern Sweden, last December, according to local paper Skånska Dagbladet.

The father, who had brought the kids home from their sports activities, saw red when his 8-year-old daughter sat down on the floor in the hall of their flat after complaining of needing to pee on the way home.

He then hit her over the head with a shoe, shocking his wife who witnessed the event and immediately called police.

According to the paper, the investigation showed that the wife had long been thinking of divorce and looking for a new apartment for her and the kids due to the 39-year-old man’s recurrent rages.

The man has admitted to hitting the girl and that he had been holding a shoe at the time. He claims not to remember the actual strike, as he was too angry at the time.

When questioned by police later the man also admitted that he would often yell at his kids and threaten his wife with violence but that it had never before gone this far, reported Skånskan.

The 8-year-old told the police that her father has been angry with her on at least 20 other occasions and punched things.

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Although he had never before hit her, the girl said that he had often pulled her hair or ear when upset with her, according to the paper.

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Your comments about this article

09:50 February 17, 2012 by Da Goat
Niice the wife knew he needed help and turned her back and went the other way!

maybe it is not so obvious eh?
10:56 February 17, 2012 by johnny1939
This is news?
12:00 February 17, 2012 by azimov
I would have suggested to her that the next time she felt the call of nature, she could avail herself of her dad's most expensive shoes as a handy receptacle. Unfortunately, that wold probably just p*ss off her knuckle-scraping father (all puns intended).
12:15 February 17, 2012 by StockholmSam
Bye bye family. Hello social services.
13:20 February 17, 2012 by kashmiri81

It might b à NewS if dad is immigrant or muslim :d
16:17 February 17, 2012 by grov_kvinnofridskrankning
Coincidence divorce and violence wonder if the wife was poke poke poking him to crazy land. He should have gave his wife a nice punch to the grill, at least then would have gotten a punch in after the court gets through with him. POW
16:34 February 17, 2012 by stevo1
social services for both parents in order here - both need training on how to discipline children and how to support eachother. Anger management could be a good course of action for both as well. I worked child protection for two years (overseas), events like these always include both parents.
16:35 February 17, 2012 by zooeden
Tell me he is in jail please!!!
23:20 February 17, 2012 by diegoveggie
gosh, slow day for news??
09:43 February 20, 2012 by mattiaslarsson
I hope that the dad is in jail, and that the child is in i different family.
13:51 February 20, 2012 by FrankFromtheForest
What a wonderful lad!
13:54 February 20, 2012 by mr_best_guy_ever_lived
Frank...... your are a very silly man
13:56 February 20, 2012 by FrankFromtheForest
I don´t care what you say! I may think whatever I want!
14:00 February 20, 2012 by mr_best_guy_ever_lived
you are probebly in school sending this comment becaus its fun!!! but i dont so cut the crap!!!
14:02 February 20, 2012 by iliketurtles
I dislike how you act befor you think Frank... even if you hit your 8 year own daughter, she seems not to hate you that much for it, I hate you for hurting a young girl just becuase she needs to go to the bathroom... bläääääääähhh!
14:05 February 20, 2012 by manboy
I think he has big psychological issues , I pray to God that he is in jail at this moment. How can you do like this at your OWN child, embarassing ! So I am warning you , don´t hit to your own child !
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