Man slaps crying baby on plane, charged with assault

A man accused of slapping a toddler on a Minneapolis-to-Atlanta flight has been fired from his job and charged with assault, The Associated Press reports.
Oklahoman Published: February 18, 2013

A man accused of slapping a toddler on a Minneapolis-to-Atlanta flight has been fired from his job and charged with assault, The Associated Press reports.



Joe Rickey Hundley, 60, is accused of yelling at the mother and slapping the boy’s face, scratching him below his right eye.

The mother said Hundley got upset with her son when he started crying on descent due to the altitude change and “told her to shut that [n-word] baby up,” according to an FBI statement.

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