Las Vegas man arrested for suspected child abuse
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police said a babysitter is behind bars after he allegedly beat a 5-month-old. The child is in the hospital in stable, but critical condition with severe head injuries.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police arrested the suspect at his home in Spring Valley on Thursday night.
A SWAT team was called to the home off of Lindell Road and Hacienda Avenue.
Neighbors said there was a standoff that lasted about two hours.
They said the man eventually gave himself up to police.
Officers have not yet released that 31-year-old suspect's name, but said he is facing felony child abuse charges.