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Lower Paxton Township man arrested for burning child in his care

DAUPHIN COUNTY — A Lower Paxton Township man was arrested Wednesday after police say a child in his care sustained severe burns from scalding.

Bradley Alger, 34, was charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He is being held at Dauphin County Prison on $7,500 bail, according to Lower Paxton Township Police.

Dauphin County Children and Youth Services and the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office assisted with the investigation.