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Father allegedly abused son after rooting for OK-State over Oklahoma

KFOR Oklahoma City
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PERKINS, Okla. – Police in Perkins investigate a disturbing case of child abuse.

A 41-year-old father in Perkins, right outside of Stillwater, is accused of repeatedly beating his son because the boy liked OU better than OSU.

The suspect has been charged with one count of child abuse in Payne county.

According to police, after a 9-year-old boy told a classmate in school that he roots for OU not OSU, the boy’s father, Gannon Mendez, then allegedly beat the boy at home with a wooden paddle.

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