By Austin Lewis (WMAZ)- A Georgia store clerk is facing charges after being accused of spanking a customer's child with a belt.
The 8-year-old boy admits to throwing something at the woman, but only after she called him a name.
"It's just heartbreaking me that it happened two days before my birthday, it's just, I don't like it. It happened two days before my birthday."
Logan Ivey says what he doesn't like...is how he ended up spanked at the Dollar General store.
"So I walked down this aisle and I seen the lady. She started calling me a demon, so I said 'I'll show you bad' and I picked up a cookie and I threw it at her. So I tried to hide behind the counter and somehow she found me and started whipping me and I didn't have nowhere to go."
Ivey says the clerk hit his back with a belt.
"I felt like I had five needles sticking in me, then it really hurt. I was screaming Momma."
Wrightsville police chief Paul sterling says from the footage they have...
"It wasn't a spanking, it was more or less a beating than a spanking the way she was hitting him, you know? I don't know how to explain it. It just - I don't even like to think about it."
"And I was crying real bad because she had actually hurt me. When I had actually got up from when she stopped whipping me my pants were actually a little bit warm."
While the video of what happened inside the Dollar General hasn't been released...Ivey's family says it would provide more answers.
"I just wish everybody could see the video because everybody makes comments about what it should be and what they should have done as far as the parent and all that, but if they seen the video it would be a lot different, you know, because it shows how many times she really hit him and how bad it was."
Logan's father describes his son as a typical boy.
"I mean he likes to play. You have to get onto him just like any other kid, but he didn't deserve to be beat with no belt like that by nobody else."
"It felt real real painful. Nobody should have that kinda torture to them. It really hurt."
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