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Man accused of torturing infants arrested

February 27, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A Riverside County man was arrested Saturday morning, suspected of torturing his two infant children then leaving them bound and gagged inside their Rubidoux home.Deputies responded to a disturbance call and found a 1-year-old girl, and an 18-week-old baby tied up in the bedroom with injuries to the face and head.

Their father, 23-year-old Jeremiah Scott, is facing charges including attempted murder, torture and injury to a child.

Scott is being held on $1 million bail.

Both baby girls are expected to recover.

A motive is unclear.