A Virginia dad on Sunday brutally beat a person after he caught him allegedly molesting his two younger kids, police stated.
Deputies responded to a disturbance coming from a residence within the 6800 block of Luce Lane in Spotsylvania County Sunday morning, the sheriff’s workplace stated in a press release.
Upon arrival, they encountered a “chaotic scene.” A person, later recognized as 60-year-old Mark Stanley, had extreme accidents to his face. One other man was displaying a handgun and approaching Stanley.
Deputies commanded the second man to drop the gun, which he did, the sheriff’s workplace stated. He advised the deputies that Stanley had been visiting the household for the vacations. He stated he had caught Stanley in his kids’s room “nude from the waist down.” The kids are ages 2 and three.
When requested what he was doing of their bed room, Stanley allegedly pushed the dad out of the bed room and locked the door, the sheriff’s workplace stated. The dad reportedly then pressured his approach into the bed room and commenced beating Stanley.
Stanley was taken to a hospital for his accidents and later taken into custody at Rappahannock Regional Jail beneath no bond. He’s charged with two counts of taking indecent liberties with a baby and assault.
Sheriff’s Capt. Liz Scott stated the deputies’ intervention might have saved Stanley’s life, the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star reported.
The kids had been additionally taken to a hospital to be evaluated for potential accidents. Their father has not been charged with any crime. The investigation is ongoing.