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Police: Sioux Falls man arrested for allegedly slapping 1-year-old

47-year-old Charles John Ropp was arrested for abuse or cruelty to a minor under 7.
47-year-old Charles John Ropp was arrested for abuse or cruelty to a minor under 7.(Dakota News Now)
Published: Jul. 27, 2021 at 3:48 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - A Sioux Falls man is facing charges after police say he allegedly slapped a one-year-old Monday night.

Sioux Falls police officers were called from a concerned relative asking for officers to check on the wellbeing of their family members at a residence in the 1300 block of W. 12th Street.

Responding officers say they discovered a one-year-old with a mark on their head at the residence. People at the residence reportedly told police they didn’t witness the incident but heard a slap.

47-year-old Charles John Ropp was arrested for abuse or cruelty to a minor under 7.

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