Tucson toddler in critical condition, man facing felony abuse charges

Tucson toddler in critical condition, man facing felony abuse charges

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A toddler is in critical condition and a man is facing charges following an incident at a home in Tucson, city police said.

Sgt. Kim Bay, spokeswoman for the Tucson Police Department, said 22-year-old Cody James Thomas was arrested on a felony child abuse charge on Saturday, Oct. 7.

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Bay said the incident happened Saturday afternoon at a home in the 5600 block of East 24th Street.

The 16-month-old child was unresponsive when authorities arrived and remains in critical condition, according to Bay.

Bay said Thomas, who is being held on a $50,000 bond, is not related to the child.

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