UNNAMED DAD has been charged with repeatedly hitting his baby in the head. Dad was driving a car at the time, and the baby was in a "capsule" (carseat for Yanks) in the backseat.
Man 'struck baby's head while driving'
December 28, 2009
A father has been charged with repeatedly hitting his baby in the head while he was sitting in a capsule in the back seat of a car, police say.
A witness allegedly saw the 23-year-old man strike the baby while he was driving a vehicle through Blacktown about 10.35am (AEDT) on Sunday.
Police say the child was restrained in a capsule when the man allegedly struck the baby a number of times across the head.
The witness contacted police, and the man's vehicle was stopped on the Great Western Highway, near the Prospect Highway.
The man was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
He will appear in Blacktown Local Court on January 6.