York County father charged with child abuse

A York County man is behind bars charged with abuse of his 14 month old son.  Charges were filed against Peter Moore, 39, of Etters, on May 15 following an investigation that began in March.

Police were alerted on March 8 by authorities about a child at Hershey Medical Center with fractures in both legs. Moore and the child’s mother had brought the child there for treatment.

Moore faces a felony charge of Aggravated Assault and a lesser charge of Endangering Welfare of Children.  Following a preliminary hearing on May 20, he was sent to York County Prison in lieu of $5,000 bail.