http://www2.tbo.com/content/2008/apr...reaking&&imw=YTAMPA - A man beat his 13-year-old stepdaughter with a leather belt for hours after she refused to "engage in sexual activity with him," an affidavit states.
Mario Segovia-Martinez, 34, of Tampa, is being held without bail at Orient Road Jail today, charged with felony aggravated child abuse.
According to an arrest affidavit, Segovia-Martinez beat the child at home about 5 p.m. Wednesday, causing cuts and bruises. Tampa police arrested him Thursday.
Further details of the teenager's injuries were not immediately available.
Police also charged Segovia-Martinez with misdemeanor domestic battery on Thursday, saying he struck his girlfriend in the eye during an argument.