Miguel Diaz, Texas Man, Accused of Beating 5-Year-Old Daughter Against Pavement

December 26, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Miguel Diaz, a Pasadena, Texas, man, is accused of slamming his 5-year-old daughter against the pavement on Christmas morning.

ABC-13 in Houston reported that Diaz, 44, is now in custody.

In the incident, police said that Diaz was driving with his three children in a car. He then pulled the vehicle over and took his daughter out before banging her head against the pavement.

A bystander saw the incident unfold and called police, and detained Diaz until they arrived.

The girl was taken to the hospital.

Her injuries are not considered life-threatening, said ABC.