Monday, April 8, 2013

Dad admits to abusing 21-month-old infant (Abilene, Texas)

Dad is identified as DAVID RODRIQUEZ JR.

APD: Father Admits to Abusing 21-Week-Old Infant

By: Liz Gonzales
Updated: April 7, 2013

A father is behind bars after police say he physically abused his 21-week-old infant. David Rodriguez Jr. Brought his infant to Hendrick Medical Center on Friday night.

According to APD, the infant has bruises on his head and face and Rodriguez admitted to hitting the child multiple times on the face and dropping him on his head.

The baby also suffered injuries from falling off the bed after Rodriguez allegedly left him there unattended.

The 29-year-old is charged with third degree felony injury to a child.

He's being held on a $100,000 bond.