Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Dad charged with assaulting 8-year-old child, causing substantial bruising (Shortsville, New York)

Dad is identified as KURT MITCHELL. Is there a mother in this home? The news account certainly erases her from the story. 


Deputies: Shortsville father struck child in face three times, causing bruises

Posted at: 04/09/2013 8:35 AM

Deputies have arrested a Shortsville man after they say he struck his child three times in the face, causing substantial bruising.

Kurt Mitchell, 36, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child and assault. Sheriff's deputies say Mitchell attempted to discipline his eight-year-old child on the bottom, but missed and struck the child in the face.

 An order of protection was issued to protect defendant's the two children. Mitchell will answer to the charges in Manchester Town Court.