Dad is identified as JOHN SOARES.
Father arrested on child abuse charges
Allegedly tossed 9-month old against wall
Updated: Thursday, 08 Mar 2012, 5:50 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 08 Mar 2012, 5:50 PM EST
By Matt Smith
NEW BEDFORD, MA (WPRI) - A New Bedford man is facing charges after he allegedly grabbed his 9 month old son and tossed him against a wall.
21 year old John Soares is charged with several counts of assault and battery.
New Bedford Police say the alleged incident happened while Soares was fighting with his girlfriend.
After the alleged incident Soares fled the scene.
He was later arrested by police on a warrant.
The baby's head his the wall when he was tossed against it.
No word on the baby's condition.