Newport News man arrested on child abuse charges

Posted at 1:27 PM, Nov 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-25 13:29:33-05
Christopher James Alberty

Christopher James Alberty

Newport News, Va. – The 27-year-old caretaker of an 8-year-old Newport News boy has been arrested on child abuse charges.

Christopher James Alberty was arrested after police made a welfare check on the boy on October 24th.

When officers arrived they found the boy with a bruise on his face and bruising on his thigh.

Child Protective Services responded and an investigation began by a Special Victims Unit Detective.

Alberty was arrested and charged with child abuse on November 24th as a result of that investigation.