Bartow, Florida -- A Polk man faces child abuse charges after police say he beat a 2-year-old boy with a clothes hanger.
Deputies say David Lee Sinnett, of Bartow, beat the boy so severely he suffered several bruises on his face and body and a fractured orbital bone on his right eye area. A doctor's examination of the child's eye revealed he could have permanent eye damage or loss of sight.
Authorities were alerted to the incident after a witness saw a picture later in the day of Sinnett choking and hitting the boy. She told the Sinnett's mother who picked up the child and called police.
Detectives also arrested 29-year-old Arlene Tilson Thursday afternoon for neglecting to do anything to help the child during the incident. Witnesses told detectives she was at the home at the time and did not try to stop it or call police.
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The relationships are confusing but it sounds like Sinnett's own mother turned him in but the child's mother was there and did nothing....