Thursday, March 25, 2010

Dad charged with cruelty to children for head injury inflicted on 3-month-old son (Acworth, Georgia)

Dad ANTHONY BLAYLOCK has been charged with cruelty to children for injuring his 3-month-old son. The baby has head trauma, but is in stable condition.

Police Charge Father with Child Cruelty
Updated: Thursday, 25 Mar 2010, 12:26 PM EDT
Published : Thursday, 25 Mar 2010, 11:19 AM EDT

Reported by Patty Pan Edited by Steve Dixon

ACWORTH, Ga. - Acworth police have arrested a 23-year-old man accused of injuring his son.

Police said on March 23 officers responded to 5208 Cardinal Way in reference to a call that involved an injured infant.

When they arrived on the scene, officers made contact with the 3-month-old month old infant boy’s father -- Anthony Blaylock, 23-years-old.

The infant was transported by ground to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital and ultimately airlifted to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Hospital with trauma to the head, police said.

The infant is currently listed in stable condition.

Blaylock is charged with Cruelty to Children, First Degree. Blaylock turned himself in at the Acworth Police Department Wednesday night.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact the Acworth Police Department at 770-974-3111.