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ID Man Arrested After Slapping Toddler On Plane

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By CNN

Atlanta, Georgia ( CNN ) An Idaho man is arrested after slapping a toddler aboard a plane.

Investigators say Joe Rickey Hundley of Hayden directed a racial slur at a two–year old boy.

The boy had been crying as the Delta flight approached an Atlanta airport on Friday, February 8th.

The child's mother, 33– year old Jessica Bennett of Minneapolis told authorities Hundley was sitting next to her and slapped the boy in his face. It caused a scratch under his right eye.

The FBI is charging Hundley with simple assault.


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