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Investigators arrest man accused of burning toddler

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    Thursday, April 28 2016 1:13 PM EDT2016-04-28 17:13:31 GMT
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    Police are trying to find a man accused of burning a 2-year-old boy. The Baton Rouge Police Department reported an arrest warrant has been issued for Jamal Ackerson, 22.

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    Police are trying to find a man accused of burning a 2-year-old boy. The Baton Rouge Police Department reported an arrest warrant has been issued for Jamal Ackerson, 22.

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The man wanted for allegedly burning a 2-year-old boy is in custody.

According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, Jamal Ackerson, 22, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Thursday.

Earlier that day, the Baton Rouge Police Department reported a warrant had been issued for Ackerson’s arrest.

Investigators said the incident happened on April 21.

They added the victim suffered second-degree burns to his hips and buttocks.

Ackerson is charge with second-degree cruelty to juveniles.

His bond is set at $20,000.

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