NC father accused of breaking his baby’s ribs

Katerious Arnaz Oaks, 25, of Kannapolis

Katerious Arnaz Oaks, 25, of Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A Kannapolis father accused of breaking his 2-month-old son’s ribs has been arrested.

The Independent Tribune reported that 25-year-old Katerious Arnaz Oaks was charged Friday with felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury. 

Police said the suspect’s baby was brought to Carolinas Medical Center Kannapolis earlier this month with rib fractures. The incident allegedly happened March 11.

Oaks was placed in the Cabarrus County Jail under a $50,000 bond and is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday.

Read more: The Independent Tribune