WORCESTER (WHDH) - Police arrested a man in Worcester Thursday after he allegedly confessed to attacking his young nephew.
The 21-year-old suspect allegedly called police and told them he killed his nephew.
Police rushed to the scene at Lincoln Village on Country Club Boulevard, a public housing condo complex.
There, officers said they found the 3-year-old boy with trauma to his face and neck, but he was conscious and alert.
“I heard a little kid just crying and screaming and crying but I didn’t think anything of it,” said a worker who was painting on the property. “I thought it was a little kid crying.”
The boy was taken to the hospital, where he is stable condition. He is expected to be okay.
In a statement, DCF said, “The Department of Children and Families has received a report and is investigating. We are also collaborating with law enforcement in its investigation.”
The suspect is due in court Friday.
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