Father accused of putting baby in the middle of a street

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A baby was almost run over by an SUV in Newport News, after police say his own father placed him in the middle of a street.

Officers arrested 26-year-old Tyrell Jones after they say he put his 1-year-old son in the middle of West 29th Street around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police say this started as an argument between Jones and his wife.

At one point, police say a vehicle came within several feet of the baby. Police say when the child’s mother went to rescue the 1-year-old, Jones hit her multiple times.

He is charged with child neglect and assault and battery.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s