I am still trying to decide what would justify this kind of assault.
Jennifer Marie Vargas, 34, allegedly used alcohol to clean the wound before applying the adhesive as the child howled in pain on Sept. 27. Police say she never sought medical treatment for the 1.5-inch cut to his scrotum and bruising to his penis.
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Jennifer Marie Vargas’ husband arrived home to find his son crying in his bedroom with bloody paper towels stuffed in his underwear and then took the child to the hospital.
A psycho Texas mom nearly pulled off her 6-year-old son’s genitals in a rage before trying to glue them back on, police said.
With the boy screaming in agony, she reportedly used alcohol to clean the wound before trying to fix him up with the industrial adhesive.
When the bleeding stopped, she then allegedly stuffed his underwear with paper towels before sending him to bed without seeking any medical treatment.
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Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio. Vargas, charged with assault, remains jailed pending a Monday bail hearing and faces up to 10 years in prison.
Civilian Vargas’ husband, who works at the base for the Army, returned home to find his son crying in his bedroom.
Spotting the bloody tissue in his underwear, he took him to the San Antonio Military Medical Center.
Doctors found the boy had a 1.5-inch laceration to his scrotum and bruising to his penis area.
An investigation was launched, and on Wednesday Vargas was arrested and charged with assault within maritime and territorial jurisdiction resulting in serious bodily injury.
She remains in custody pending a bail hearing on Monday. If convicted, she faces up to 10 years in prison, reports the Houston Chronicle.