Scottie Dale Heckel, 20, was charged by way of warrant Wednesday with one rely of third-diploma assault, in response to the felony grievance filed towards him in Ramsey County District Courtroom.
The incident was delivered to the eye of police by the younger woman’s aunt after her daughter observed bruises on her cousin’s cheek.
The lady is the sister of the kid’s father, who has full custody of the three-yr-previous however typically lets her keep together with her mom.
The woman was at her mom’s house within the 900 block of Geranium Avenue in St. Paul this previous June when her mom acquired into an argument together with her boyfriend, the lady informed police, the grievance stated.
She put her daughter down for the night time on a sofa and went to mattress whereas her boyfriend reportedly stayed up speaking to a different lady, authorities say.
When the kid’s mom woke the subsequent morning, she found chew marks on her daughter’s cheek, the grievance stated.
Her daughter advised her that her boyfriend bit her through the night time.
The lady advised officers she confronted Heckel concerning the assault and kicked him out of the condominium, the grievance stated.
She stated he referred to as her crying a number of occasions after it occurred, begging for assist and saying he was fighting psychological issues, the grievance stated.
Police found two units of tooth marks on the three-yr-previous’s cheek together with a bruise. A specialist on the Midwest Youngsters’s Useful resource Middle stated the injuries have been in keeping with grownup chew marks, authorities say.
When questioned by police, Heckel denied assaulting the kid.
His felony historical past consists of convictions for home assault and fifth-diploma assault. He has no felonies on his report.
No lawyer is listed for Heckel in courtroom data.