Report: Man burned child with lighter
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.