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Anthony Sanchez a California water agency director has resigned from his post after a neighbor posted online video that shows the official apparently hitting his stepson with a belt for dropping a baseball during a game of backyard catch.

The neighbor Oscar Lopez secretly shot the video Wednesday from inside his house. Lopez says he posted the video on Facebook and YouTube then gave it to authorities. Sanchez was arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse. He was released on $100,000 bond.

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