Police: Dad beat child for not wanting to spend night

Andre Artis
Andre Artis

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A father is facing charges after police say he a child because the boy didn't want to spend the night with him.

Andre Artis, 30, is charged with domestic violence.

According to an arrest report, Artis back-handed the 4-year-old boy in the face, causing a laceration to his nose and multiple lacerations to his mouth. Artis then grabbed the boy and slammed him into the trunk of a car.

Artis' bond was set at $2,500.

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