Report: Man burned child with cigarette lighter

October 10, 2018--10:39 a.m.


A 26-year old Rome man was arrested at his Melton Avenue home after being accused of burning a child with a cigarette lighter.

According to the arrest warrant, Steven Minh Dang burned the child, who is under the age of 10, on the left side of his body.

The warrant also states that Dang just stood there and laughed as the child cried in pain.

Dang is charged with a felony count of 1st-degree cruelty to children in connection with the October 2 incident.