Thursday, February 20, 2014

Angry dad flips 2-month-old baby out of bassinet; charged with assault (Newport News, Virginia)

He flips the baby onto the floor--all because he is mad at Mom. What an @$$hat.

This is why men who abuse their partners are not safe around the children either. You would think this would be common sense, but fathers rights people have convinced the judicial system that it isn't so.

Dad is identified as CHARLES REED.

Father charged with child abuse after domestic incident

By WAVY News

Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 4:33 pm
Published: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 4:31 pm

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A Newport News father is charged with child abuse after a domestic incident involving his infant son.

Holly McPherson with the Newport News Police Department said officers were called to the first block of Colony Square Court around 2:40 a.m. Wednesday to investigate a domestic assault involving an infant.

The victim told police she was in an argument with 30-year-old Charles Reed. When Reed became increasingly angry, the victim said she put their two-month-old baby in a car seat and placed the car seat in a bassinet.

Police said Reed grabbed the bassinet, which flipped over, causing the child to fall onto the floor.

According to the victim, Reed continued to yell and made threats toward her. She said she then left the residence with the baby.

Medics determined the infant was not injured.

Reed was arrested and charged with assault, assault on a family member (3rd or subsequent offense), and child abuse.