Police: Man beat children, tied them to vehicle wheel

Oscar Cover

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police arrested a Cumberland County man charged with child abuse.

Oscar Cover, 26, of Shippensburg, is accused of chaining a 9-year-old and an 11-year-old to a desk using a 10-foot metal chain and zip ties.

Police say Cover also tied the victims to a vehicle wheel, making them hold bricks as punishment.

Investigators say he hit the children, leaving severe swelling and bruising.

Cover is facing numerous charges including simple assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Investigators say Cover was also in possession of drug paraphernalia and a firearm. Cover was not legally able to possess a firearm.

He is in the Cumberland County Prison.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s