JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTVR) -- Charges have been filed against a Pennsylvania man for allegedly abusing a 7-month-old Monday morning.
Johnstown police say David Jones, 21, hit the child and dumped hot sauce in the infant’s mouth. Jones allegedly sat on the child and pushed down on her with a bassinet frame as well.
Police say the girl’s mother tried to stop him, but he grabbed her by the neck, choked her, and threw her against the wall.
The woman fled to a neighbor’s house to call 911.
Jones is facing charges of aggravated assault on persons under 6, strangulation, simple assault, and harassment. Police did not say what his relationship was to the child.