COPENHAGEN, N.Y. - A Lewis County man was arrested after he allegedly struck a three year old with a cell phone charging cord.
David Sutton, 29, of Copenhagen is charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
According to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, an investigation began on March 2, 2021 after a mandated reporter of child abuse contacted Child Protective Services.
The person reported seeing a number of lacerations to the child's arms consistent with that of a phone charging cable.
Sutton will appear in the town of Denmark court at a later date.