Monday, December 19, 2011

Babysitting dad accused of assaulting 3-month-old son; baby in critical condition (St. Louis, Missouri)

Yet another babysitting dad, yet another critically injured baby, this time from violent shaking.

Dad is identified as RUFUS LITTLE.

Father accused of injuring 3-month-old son
BY TERRY HILLIG | Posted: Saturday, December 17, 2011

UPDATED at 2 p.m. with nature of injury, amount of bail.

ST. LOUIS • Police have obtained charges against the father of a 3-month-old boy who was reported in critical and unstable condition in an area hospital.

Rufus Little, 48, of the 4400 block of St. Louis Avenue was charged with first-degree assault and abuse of a child.

Little was accused of shaking the boy while he was caring for him on Thursday night. Little's bail was set at $200,000.