Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Man allegedly assaulted 5-year-old nephew for playing with his Pokémon cards

A man from Salisbury, Maryland, is facing child abuse and assault charges.

This follows accusations that he attacked his 5-year-old nephew for playing with his prized collection of Pokémon cards last week.

According to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office, when 29-year-old Kyle T. Burford discovered his nephew was playing with his Pokémon cards, Burford got upset and struck the boy hard enough to knock him off his feet and into a wall.

Burford, who reportedly lives at the same house as his nephew, was taken into custody and charged with second-degree child abuse and second-degree assault and ordered held on $20,000 bond in the Wicomico County Detention Centre.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sounds like this guy has poor social skills already- like that socially awkward friend who used to hit you way too hard as a kid for losing at video games or something. Except he never grew up. Here's wake up call thankfully.