Re­port: Man burned child with lighter

Rome News-Tribune - - NEWS - John Popham staff writer

A Rome man was in jail with­out bond Wed­nes­day, charged with burn­ing a child with a cig­a­rette lighter. Ac­cord­ing to jail re­ports: Steven Minh Dang, 26, of 26 Mel­ton Ave., was ar­rested at his res­i­dence Tues­day re­gard­ing an Oct. 2 in­ci­dent which re­sulted in Floyd County Sher­iff’s Of­fice is­su­ing a war­rant for his ar­rest. Dang burned a child with a cig­a­rette lighter and, ac­cord­ing to the child, laughed while the vic­tim cried. The vic­tim had first-de­gree burns from the in­ci­dent.

Dang is charged with one count of felony cru­elty to chil­dren.

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