Binghamton Man Arrested For Abusing Child

By Darren Dodge

Binghamton Man Arrested For Abusing Child

February 10, 2011 Updated Feb 10, 2011 at 11:46 AM EDT

Town of Dickinson, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A man is under arrest after a baby was treated for severe burns at a local hospital.

New York State Police arrested Christopher A. Chisholm, 23, of the Town of Dickinson..

At about 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday, a one year old child was brought to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital with severe burns.

Investigators found Chisholm was caring for the child while its mother was at work.

The child had been put in extremely hot water at Chisholm's home.

It suffered 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree burns.

Because of the severity of the injuries, the baby was taken to the Clark Burn Unit at University Hospital in Syracuse.

State police arrested Chisholm on Wednesday and charged him with Assault 2nd Degree.

He was arraigned and sent to the Broome County Jail without bail.