A South Texas woman has been accused of ripping her 6-year-old son’s genitals during a rage and trying to repair the wound with glue.
An FBI complaint charges 34-year-old Jennifer Marie Vargas, of San Antonio, with assault within maritime and territorial jurisdiction resulting in serious bodily injury, according to the San Antonio Express-News .
Vargas, who was arrested Wednesday, remains in custody pending a bail hearing Monday in federal court in San Antonio.
The boy’s father is in the Army. The incident happened Sept. 27 at the family’s home at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.
Prosecutors say the father returned home from work, found his injured son and took him to theSan Antonio Military Medical Center, the Express-News reported. The boy, who’s recovering from a 4-inch laceration to his scrotum and bruising, remains with his father.
The Express-News, quoting an affidavit, said Vargas admitted she was angry when she grabbed the boy by the scrotum and pull him as hard as she could, “thereby ripping …