Spencer Co. Man Charged with Abusing Five-Month-Old Son

Published 04/30 2014 09:06PM

Updated 04/30 2014 09:08PM

Samuel Brinson (Spencer County Jail)
Samuel Brinson (Spencer County Jail)
A terrible case of child abuse being reported in Spencer County. 22-year-old Samuel Brinson of Chrisney is facing battery charges, after allegedly abusing his five-month-old son.

Indiana State Police say he caused significant bruising to the child's abdomen after squeezing him incredibly hard and bit his ear.

The baby had been crying. He was taken to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville to be evaluated for internal injuries.

Brinson is in the Spencer County Jail.

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