Steven Grady Fillingim was arrested for child abuse after investigators arrived at his home on Sunday night, responding to a child abuse complaint.
According to a police report posted by The Smoking Gun, Fillingim beat the unnamed victim for being “lazy” and cutting school last week.
Police also obtained a cell phone video taken by Fillingim. It shows a young woman, matching the description of the unnamed victim, being whipped with a switch to the beat of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines."
The Department of Children and Families also opened an investigation and Fillingim has a hearing was scheduled for Oct. 4.
Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
Contact Ryan Broderick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Got a confidential tip? Submit it here.