Scranton Man Charged With Assaulting Children

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A Scranton man is being charged with assault and endangering the welfare of children after being accused of of hitting two kids with his fists and a belt.

Charles Scott, 31, of Scranton was charged Saturday after two juveniles were interviewed by Children's Advocacy Center of NEPA. According to court documents, Scott would punch, kick and slap the children and even struck them with a belt.

When interviewed, Scott initially said that someone else was abusing the children and later admitted to the allegations. 


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