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Man charged with running over baby in car seat

Published On: Jul 10 2013 08:26:32 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 10 2013 10:42:51 AM EDT

Man charged with hitting child in car seat


Police in Montgomery County have a suspect in custody, accused of running over a child in a car seat.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in the unit block of Edgewood Street in Pottstown.

A man and his child were being dropped off by the suspect at their home, when the suspect backed over the car seat the child was in and then sped off, police said.


Police eventually caught up to the driver on East High Street in Lower Pottsgrove Township and detained him on suspicion of DUI.

The child suffered scrapes to his legs, but he was expected to be OK.