MODESTO, Calif. — Police arrested a mother and her boyfriend for allegedly abusing her 7-year-old son Sunday.
According to a Facebook post from Modesto Police, officers found a seriously injured 7-year-old boy at an apartment in the 1900 block of Oakdale Road Sunday afternoon.
EMTs and fire personnel began treating the boy at the apartment before he was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries consistent with abuse.
The boy's mother, 35-year-old Jovonna Cruz, and her boyfriend, 41-year-old Eyver Rivera, have been arrested and charged with child abuse. Cruz also faces a charge of great bodily injury.
If you have any information, call Detective Sean Dodge at 209-342-9123 or Crime Stoppers at 209-521-4636.
On Saturday, more than a hundred residents, including more than two dozen kids, were told to leave the Budgetel Inn and Suites in Modesto.