Christopher Chisholm Sentenced

By Bryan Mercer

Christopher Chisholm Sentenced

June 29, 2011 Updated Jun 29, 2011 at 1:55 PM EST

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Town of Dickinson man is sentenced to prison time, after pleading guilty to putting a toddler in scalding water.

Christopher A. Chisholm, 23, of Binghamton pleaded guilty to Second Degree assault in connection with the incident on February 9, 2011.

Chisholm admitted to putting the 2 year old child into scalding bath water while the child was left in his care.

He was sentenced to a term of four years in state prison, plus three years probation after his release.

That sentence is for the charge of Assault in the 2nd Degree.