By CBSMiami.com Team

TAMPA (CBSMiami/AP) — A man in Clearwater is accused of attacking a kid at a playground after yelling at the children playing there that they were being too noisy

Officials say there were several kids having fun at the playground at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday when the 70-year-old man stormed out of his nearby apartment annoyed over the noise.

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After yelling at the kids about the noise, he reportedly picked up a 10-year-old child by the shirt and slammed the kid to the ground. Police said the child was not seriously hurt.

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Police arrested the man on a child abuse charge and took him to jail.

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CBSMiami.com Team