Saturday, November 16, 2013

Dad charged with felony child abuse for assaulting 2-month-old daughter (Onslow County, North Carolina)

Dad is identified as ADAM PATTEN.

Dad Charged With Felony Child Abuse Involving Two Month Old Daughter

The father of a two-month-old was arrested at Camp Lejeune for assaulting his infant daughter.

Adam Patten of Hubert has been charged with four counts of felony child abuse inflicting serious physical injury.

Onslow County deputies say between September 29th and October 19th, the 24-year-old seriously injuring his two-month-old. The girl had her elbow and foot fractured while being taken out of a car seat, her feet and leg were injured when her diaper was changed, and her ribs were fractured when she was squeezed too hard.

Patten is being held on a $35,000 bond.