BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Blytheville police said a father is accused of pouring hot water on his 1-year-old child.
Captain Scott Adams with the Blytheville Police Department said the mother was in the back of her home, smoking a cigarette, on Friday when she said the man reportedly poured the hot water on their son.
The man had left the scene before officers arrived.
The mother said she did not know why the man poured the water on the child.
The child was taken to Great River Medical Center and treated for his injuries.
Adams said the mother was cited for violating a no-contact order with the father.
He added the department also contacted the Arkansas Crimes Against Children Division.
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