Friday, May 23, 2014

Dad charged with child abuse for beating 13-year-old son with extension cord (Louisville, Kentucky)

Dad is identified as ALVIN ROBERTSON. No mention of a mother in the home.!/newsDetail/25589158

Police: Father hit child with extension cord

By Charles Gazaway
Updated: 05/22/2014 12:07 pm EDT

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man has been charged with child abuse for hitting a young teen with an extension cord.

Alvin Robertson, 37, was arrested May 21. His arrest report says the assault happened May 13 when Robertson hit his 13 year old approximately 15 times about the body. Robertson believed the teen had taken property that belonged to him.

The teen suffered severe bruising and whelps to the hands, arms, legs and side and was treated at Kosair Children's Hospital for treatment.

Robertson is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on a charge of assault-child abuse.