Dad Arrested for Allegedly Biting Off Son's Nose

California police say the father bit his infant son because he was frustrated with his crying.
3:00 | 03/14/14

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This is -- Joshua Cooper remains behind bars tonight here at the Solano county jail facing charges of child cruelty and aggravated mayhem. For allegedly biting off his baby son's nose. People who live at the parkway manor apartments in Fairfield tonight are in disbelief. After hearing one of their neighbors eighteen year old Joshua Cooper is accused of an unthinkable crime it's terrible. It's -- -- literally heartbroken and I guess I can't believe it. Just after 8 this morning police got a phone call from a hysterical young woman who reported her baby was bleeding from the nose. There was a substantial amount of blood. There it was a fairly gruesome scene. Police didn't know what they were dealing with until they found the baby's nose on the floor of the bedroom and the investigation revealed that -- father. Actually did the child's nose off. While the child was crying in their father was frustrated about not being able to. Use the child's -- The baby boy only a month old is now at Oakland Children's Hospital a third of his nose gone. He also has a skull fracture and brain hemorrhage and officials are trying to figure out how his head injuries happened she -- vocal lives a few doors down he was. And very proud young father just -- in two days ago it's unbelievable it's unbelievable -- -- and Mike Tyson is very respectful Lewis on a very -- -- an apprentice and -- -- an electrician program. According to police the -- seventeen year old mother and other family members were also home but Cooper was alone in the room with his son. A neighbor says she never saw Cooper behave violently. Just hoping that. That it wasn't him and I would wish that if -- were that he would have had more tools in place for him as a young parents do you ever understand how a parent. Can get to that point. Absolutely not. Absolutely it's it's sickening.

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