Conway couple face cruelty charges for allegedly ‘spanking’ child

bdickerson@thesunnews.comJanuary 28, 2013 

— A Conway couple was arrested over the weekend for allegedly “spanking” a 7-year-old child.

Amber Tyler, 27, and Mike McDaniel, 29, were both charged with cruelty to children. They were released Sunday on a $1,000 bond each.

According to an Horry County police report, the child told authorities of being “spanked” on numerous days and was told to lie on his bed while being “spanked” with a belt and shoe by both suspects.

The child also told authorities the two made him bite on soap at times, but does not know why, the report stated.

Police reportedly observed bruises on the child’s shins and buttocks.

There is no immediate indication as to the child’s relationship to the suspects.

Contact BRAD DICKERSON at 626-0301 or follow him at Twitter.com/TSN_bdickerson.

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