Man accused in brutal attack on child has hearing date set

A hearing date is to be set later this month for a Red Deer man accused of brutally attacking his girlfriend’s son.

A hearing date is to be set later this month for a Red Deer man accused of brutally attacking his girlfriend’s son.

The 24-year-old man, whose name cannot be released to protect the identity of his victims, is accused of assault and assault with a weapon in relation to injuries inflicted upon a six-year-old boy as well as attacks on the boy’s mother and another of her children.

Red Deer City RCMP were called to a city home on June 16 when a neighbour saw a man kicking a small boy.

They discovered the six-year-old wearing a diaper and smeared in feces, with burn marks on his arm and damage to the corneas of his eyes.

Represented by Red Deer lawyer Lorne Goddard, the accused remains in custody at Red Deer Remand Centre. He is to return to court on Aug. 16.

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