MASON COUNTY, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — Mason County deputies said a man faces charges after a 6-year-old boy said he smacked him in the face because the child ate the last breadstick at his house.
Benjamin Lucas Boster, 36, of Southside was charged Saturday with child abuse resulting in injury and child abuse creating risk of injury, according to a criminal complaint filed in Mason County Magistrate Court.
Boster was placed under arrest by deputies after the boy’s statement and visible injuries, the complaint said. He was booked into Western Regional Jail at 2 p.m. Saturday. Bond information was not listed on the West Virginia Regional Jail’s website.