Dad allegedly uses hot sauce to potty train son in the alarming Snapchat video, sparks investigation

A Snapchat video appears to show that the father is the pouring of the hot sauce down his son a pair of pants during potty training.


A Snapchat video that appears, and a father trying to potty train his child by pouring hot sauce down his pants has led to an investigation of the police.

The video, posted on Facebook and viewed more than 13,000 times, showing a man with a young child during the pouring of the hot sauce down his pants and then on his face, while the child cries.

It has the title: “potty training 101.”


Shana Honeycutt, Edmond, Okla., posted a faster version of the Snapchat video on Facebook after seeing it in a private group and be horrified.

“The public,” she told News9. “It is not necessary to in a private Facebook group where nobody did or said anything about it.”

She added: “It is abuse. You do not have to potty train by pouring hot sauce down a baby pants and wipe over the face.”

It is unclear how old the child is.

The police in choctaw native, where the original video was taken, said they are investigating the case with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

While the child is distraught in the video, the mother of the child who posted the original video on the private Facebook group told News9 the slower version shows none of the sauce actually made contact with her son.

“You can see that there is nothing went his pants, and there was nothing in his mouth,” the mother, who wishes to remain anonymous, said.

She said that her son was laughing after the video was taken.

“The video was played to something it was not. My son, who I would never have had him in harm’s way, ” the mother said.

Choctaw native police, together with DHS members, visited the child at home on Wednesday. She said that the investigation is ongoing, but found the child seems to be in a safe house.

Lucia I. Suarez Sang a Reporter for Follow her on Twitter @luciasuarezsang

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