Man jailed for hitting son with baseball bat

Posted at 3:15 PM, May 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-20 17:15:33-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake City man is in jail after he hit his young child with a baseball bat.

Nathan Jacobson, 44, was arrested Saturday after witnesses said they saw him chasing his 6-year-old son and hitting him on the back with the bat.

Jacobson was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on child abuse charges.

The child was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.