• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Father arrested for sunburned toddler

June 11, 2008 10:04:16 AM PDT
A Kentucky father has been charged with criminal abuse after his 2-year-old got badly sunburned.Police say 27-year-old Bobby Jones let his son play outside on a hot day without any sunscreen.

The boy had blisters classified as second and third degree burns.

A neighbor said the dad should have noticed the sunburn.

Jones is in jail and won't be allowed to see his son while police investigate the case.


Click here for more headlines from ABC7 Eyewitness News