CALIFORNIA, Pa. (KDKA) — A man from California, Pa. is accused of a “pattern of abuse” after he allegedly broke his three-month-old son’s legs.
According to the Observer-Reporter, Demetrick Montgomery told police his son fell while he was trying to change the boy’s diaper and that injured his legs.READ MORE: 'In Your House, What's Your Plan?:' NWS Meteorologist Stresses Safety As Frequency Of Tornadoes Increases
Police said the Montgomery failed to take the child to the hospital until the next day.
The medical staff then determined that his broken legs could not have been caused by a fall.READ MORE: Republicans In Pennsylvania And Other States Using Ballot Initiatives To Change Election Laws
The hospital also found older fractures on the infant’s ribs and arm.
Montgomery is facing several charges.MORE NEWS: Rep. Mike Kelly Facing Scrutiny Over Stocks Purchases By The Congressman And His Wife
The mother hasn’t been charged.