Newport News police arrest man accused of abusing 6-month-old boy

Denzel Lamar Arrington. (Credit: Newport News Police Department.)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police arrested a man this week in connection to a six-month-old boy being injured.

According to Newport News police, an emergency call Tuesday morning was made in the 100 block Robinson Drive for a “code blue” involving the child.

Police charged 24-year-old Denzel Lamar Arrington for aggravated malicious wounding and felony child abuse and neglect. They say Arrington knows the victim.

A spokesperson for the Newport News Police Department says the child is in stable condition at a local hospital.