Man who tossed baby charged with child abuse

McCabe Donovan (Source; LMDC)
McCabe Donovan (Source; LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Metro police say a Louisville man grabbed a nine-month-old by baby by the mouth and tossed him at his mother.

According the arrest report 23-year-old McCabe Donovan was arguing with the child's mother on Saturday when he allegedly twisted her arm behind her back.

When police arrived, the two were arguing over the child who was screaming and crying. Police say Donovan grabbed the child and pulled him towards his chest to muffle the sound risking suffocation.

Donovan is charged with assault and criminal abuse of a child. He was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections.

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