BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania couple is facing child abuse charges over reports that the father put a mix of beer and formula in his child’s bottle.
Online court documents show 23-year-old Garrett Gunsallus was arrested this week on two felony child abuse charges, and a misdemeanor assault charge.READ MORE: CDC Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Millions Of Americans
His former wife, 30-year-old Ashley Gunsallus, also faces one felony count of endangering the welfare of a child.
According to a criminal complaint, a witness told police Garrett Gunsallus filled a baby bottle with Natural Light beer, put formula on top and gave it to his toddler. The witness says the child drank the entire bottle and Gunsallus “thought it was funny and laughed.”READ MORE: City Of Pittsburgh Releases 50-Year Plan For Transportation
The investigation began when a child welfare worker noticed severe bruising on the legs of the couple’s infant.
No attorney is listed. No phone listing is available for the couple.MORE NEWS: Mouse Found In Reservoir Prompts Boil Water Advisory In Penn Hills
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