Man Charged with Assaulting a Child

A Kingston man caught on video allegedly assaulting his girlfriend's son now faces charges.

Kingston Police say they received a complaint of an assault on a six year-old boy from Family and Children's Services on March 6.

Detectives say the alleged assault was captured on video last June, and allegedly shows the accused overtop the young child striking him in the face and biting his hand.

The man, 38, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with assault.

He has since been released with a future court date.