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Published June 07, 2011, 04:31 PM

Moorhead Man Charged with Malicious Punishment After Allegedly Slapping 13-month-old

A Moorhead man faces a charge of malicious punishment of a child after he allegedly slapped a 13-month-old.

By: WDAZ Staff Report,

A Moorhead man faces a charge of malicious punishment of a child after he allegedly slapped a 13-month-old.

Kenneth Butcher, 34, was tracked down by the Clay County K-9, and found hiding in a backyard. Social Services took two children who were with Butcher at the time of his arrest into protective custody.

A 3-year-old who was with Butcher was not harmed.

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