LI man accused of striking 7-month-old son

October 25, 2011 7:28:59 AM PDT
A Long Island man is accused of repeatedly striking his 7-month-old son.

Nassau County police say 23-year-old Omar Flores, of Hempstead, struck the infant about the head and body Monday afternoon.

Police say the baby suffered swelling, contusions and abrasions.

He was taken to a hospital. His condition was not immediately known.

Police charged Flores with assault and endangering the welfare of a child.