Alexandria Bay (WTNY) -- An Alexandria Bay man is charged with assaulting his seven year old son.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department arrested 30 year old Mathew Rogers as a result of an investigation into a child abuse case. Rogers is accused of punching the child in the head three times a week ago at a home in the village. That caused a bruise the size of a penny on the child's head.
Rogers was charged with third degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.