Parents have been charged with felony child abuse after their 11-month-old son was found with bruises Friday.
A Monroe police officer responded to a call Friday night about a child who was assaulted at the Quality Inn on Roosevelt Boulevard.
The toddler had bruises on the face, neck and head. He was taken to Carolinas Medical Center.
Police charged 24-year-old Amber Christine Jones, of Charlotte, with felony child abuse, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was taken to Union County jail and placed under a $5,000 bond. Her court date is Dec. 20.
Danny Lee Tackett, 28, of Charlotte, was charged with felony child abuse. An official with Monroe police said Tackett is being held without bond because of outstanding domestic violence warrants. Tackett is at the Union County jail and will be in court Dec. 20.