Father of 1-month old accused of burning baby

Published 11/30 2012 03:49PM

Updated 11/30 2012 05:24PM

DECATUR -- Police say a 22-year old held his one-month old son's face against a space heater. Authorities say Ryan Moore didn't stop until the baby had burns.

He reportedly told police the infant was "cold" and he was trying to "warm him up." Investigators say Moore then stuck his finger in the baby's mouth until it bled. 

He faces charges of battery of a child and endangering a child. He's being held in the Macon County Jail.

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