Police in Bakersfield, CA are searching for a man caught on surveillance video punching a toddler in the face.

In the video, the toddler, probably aged around 3 or 4 years old, is seen running through a grocery store as his father comes running after him.

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When the child realizes his dad is chasing him he slows down and puts his hands up as if he knows a violent outburst is coming. A split second later the man takes a swing at the child, hits him in the face, and knocks him to the floor.

The mother then takes the child by the hand, though she seems to ignore the fact that an adult male just smashed her child in the face, and she nonchalantly walks out of the store.

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