SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - A Sioux Falls woman and a 17-year-old boy face felony abuse charges for allegedly stepping on and slapping a one day old baby boy.
Officer Sam Clemens says the infant’s 16-year-old mother yelled at the boy, her cousin, to stop stepping on the newborn. The 17-year-old’s girlfriend is accused of stepping on the baby’s feet. The boy grabbed his cousin's head and slammed it into the wall. She took her child next door to safety.
The girlfriend, 20-year-old Aubrey Lynn Heck and the boy are charged with underage consumption.
The boy is also charged with simple assault, resisting arrest, obstructing, fleeing and giving officers a fake name.