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Polk County man arrested for blacking four-year-old's eye
The Polk County Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Division, on August 27th regarding the report of a four-year-old child with a black eye. The Polk County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance from DHS and through investigation, later arrested 39 year old Delson Creekmore from his residence in the rural part of Polk County that same evening for assaulting his girlfriend's four-year-old son.
The child sustained a swollen and blackened eye from the incident.
Mr. Creekmore was charged with Harassment, Felony Assault in the Fourth Degree and Felony Criminal Mistreatment in the First Degree. He was lodged at the Polk County Jail and the Polk County District Attorney's Office added an additional charge of Felony Assault in the Third Degree.