Thousands of US Army soldiers have been deployed to help end the spiraling violence in Baltimore, Maryland Tuesday.

Rioters have attacked police and engaged in widespread looting, as authorities struggle to maintain control.

But as one mother demonstrated earlier this week, nothing beats some good old-fashioned parental discipline.

After spotting her son hurling rocks at police, this Baltimore mom was having none of it - going out to find her errant son and teach him a lesson he won't forget soon.