A man has been charged by police after they were contacted by Family and Children’s Services in early March.
The agency submitted a complaint of assault to police on March 6 after a video surfaced showing a man assaulting a 6-year-old child. Detectives began an investigation and learned the child had been assaulted by his mother’s boyfriend on June 5, 2016. Police say the video showed the accused overtop the young child, striking him in the face and biting his hand.
The accused was arrested on Thursday at his residence.
A 38-year-old local man has been charged by police with assault.
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