Father Arrested for Fleeing with Son to Protect Him From Convicted Child Abuser

An Ohio father has reportedly been arrested for interference with child custody for failing to return his son from weekend visitation at the agreed time.

The father plausibly justified his actions, however, with the motive of protecting the child from his mother’s boyfriend, who allegedly served time for a felony conviction for abusing a 5 month old baby girl – and who was to have no contact with the boy according to the divorce papers.

If true, one may wonder: should the father be placed in jail for his actions – or given primary residential custody of his son?

Read more in this Salem [OH] News article.