Texas woman accused of handcuffing son, whipping him with extension cord

A Texas woman is accused of handcuffing her son and disciplining him with an extension cord, authorities said.

Amanda Guevara, 33, of San Antonio, was charged with assault causing bodily injury to a family member, according to Bexar County Jail records.

According to an arrest affidavit, Guevara was arrested Thursday after witnesses saw her son running through a residential area of San Antonio with handcuffs on, KSAT reported.

According to court documents, Guevara told police she handcuffed her son and hit him with the extension cord because he got in trouble for vaping at school and for having a knife in his possession, WOAI reported.

After Guevara allegedly placed the handcuffs on her son, she grabbed an extension cord and began hitting him "multiple times," according to court records. The boy was able to grab the cord, but Guevara found a second cord and continued hitting him, KSAT reported.

Deputies said they found “whip marks” on both of the boy’s legs, the television station reported, citing the arrest affidavit.

Guevara’s bond was set at $2,500, according to jail records.

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