KSP: Infant bitten on face, father arrested


KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Knox County man is accused of biting his infant son on the face.

Kentucky State Police say 22-year-old Eric Bays, of Heidrick, was arrested Monday, just one day after a three-month-old baby was brought to a Barbourville hospital, suffering from a bite mark to his face.

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According to court documents, Bays admitted to biting the infant because he would not stop crying.

Bays is charged with criminal abuse.

He was booked into the Knox County Detention Center but has since been released.