Man arrested for hitting a child with a wooden spoon

Posted at 2:53 PM, Jul 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-28 17:15:41-04

Police arrested Lionel Hicks yesterday for abusing a 10-year-old boy with a wooden spoon.

Officials say that Lionel Hicks used a wooden spoon to discipline the 10-year-old on April 22.

The case was investigated by Child Protective Services and the case was turned over to police who obtained a warrant to investigate the child’s injuries.

Hicks was arrested on July 27 after police found evidence of injury to the child.

Hicks was charged with injury to a child.

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