ANCHORAGE (AP) A 28-year-old man has been charged with burning his 9-year-old son on the face and inside his mouth with a hot butter knife.
Dennis Wilfredo Moronta was charged with felony assault, according to charging documents.
A family friend reported the boy's injuries to police Monday after seeing the wounds, prosecutors said.
Officers Joshua Nolder and Steven Much knocked on the family's door. The 9-year-old answered and the officers noted a swollen upper lip and a raw wound that extended around part of his left cheek.
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