2-Year-Old Assaulted in Bethel, Man Arrested

A Bethel man is in custody for allegedly beating his two-year-old son.

Police were called to a Bethel home early on a morning last week and found the toddler with visible facial wounds and a broken clavicle that would require medevac to Anchorage.

Police say the child was thrown on the ground and kicked multiple times by Maurice Andrews Sr., 30.  A strong odor of alcohol was noticed on Andrews at the time of his arrest.

Andrews was arraigned on a felony charge of assaulting a child under the age of ten. Bail was set at $5,000.