CHICAGO (CBS) — A northwest suburban man has been charged with hitting a 3-year-old girl in the face with a belt in Elgin after someone tipped off investigators about a Snapchat photo they had received showing the attack, police said.
The person notified police anonymously Dec. 2 after receiving the picture on the popular cellphone application, according to Elgin police.READ MORE: Families Fight To Keep Memorial Trees Offered Through Chicago Park District After Being Told Of Golf Course Plans
Officers went to the girl’s home in the 1200 block of Fleetwood Drive to speak to her and her mother. The girl had red marks on her face and was taken to a hospital for evaluation, police said.READ MORE: Mother Who Heard Shots, Death Of Adam Toledo Shares What She Heard, Neighborhood Insight
Dante Sorrell, 27, had been watching the girl when she was injured, police said. He was arrested Monday and charged with two felony counts of aggravated battery. His relationship to the toddler was unclear.
Sorrell, of the 400 block of Franklin Street in Elgin, remained Jailed Wednesday night on a $50,000 bond, according to Kane County jail records.MORE NEWS: Protesters Pack Logan Square Over Police Shooting Of Adam Toledo
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