A father has been accused of child abuse after a school bus camera captured him shaking his young son and causing visible injury on February 22, 2013.
Otis Collins, 55, 134 Lock Number One Road, Carrollton, was cited for assault fourth degree child abuse.
Collins reportedly took his child to the bus stop, but the child did not want to get on the bus. The video showed Collins grab the child by both his arms and shake him. “The shaking left a visible injury to the left arm of the victim,” Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman said.
Sheriff Kinman called Social Services and they went to the school to see the child. The boy’s injury was visible at that time. They went to the Collins home, but he was not there. A criminal summons was issued for Collins.