New Jersey man arrested for beating his 3-month-old son: cops

Posted at 6:32 PM, May 12, 2013
and last updated 2014-01-19 09:19:28-05

PLAINFIELD, NEW JERSEY (PIX11)- A Plainfield man was arrested on Saturday and charged with beating his 3-month- old child nearly to death.

34-year-old Michael Bell Jr., is in jail now thanks to the collaborative efforts of The Union County Homicide Task Force, the New Jersey Transit Police Department and the Amtrak Police Department.

Bell was arrested near Penn Station in Newark as he tried to get out of town by bus.

He is charged with second degree aggravated assault after allegedly attacking his infant on Friday night.

Right now the man is being held without bail, pending more charges.

The infant is in grave condition at Robert Wood University Hospital with fractures and internal bleeding.