Father allegedly burns daughter with cigarette while being arrested

Police say a father burned his three-year old child with a cigarette while being arrested.

Sheriff's deputies were arresting Robert Chivers for a domestic disturbance when they told him to drop his cigarette.

He allegedly flicked it towards his wife who was holding their three-year old daughter, who police say was burned on the cheek.

Chivers was charged with wanton endangerment, assault, and a number of other crimes.


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