Photo by Classen Rafael / EyeEm / Getty Images
A Hackettstown man was arrested and charged with child abuse after allegedly striking a child with a belt. According to Patch.com, Anahyde Mejicanos hit the boy several times on March 6 causing bruising and injuries.
The 22-year-old was charged with fourth-degree child abuse and was lodged in the Warren County Correctional Facility. The age of the child and his relation to Mejicanos is unknown.
Read the Patch.com story here.