SMYRNA, GA (WGCL) — A Georgia man is being held at Cobb County Jail for acts of cruelty towards children.
Deondrea Leonard, 34, is charged with pedestrian on roadway with no sidewalk, willful obstruction of a law enforcement officer, giving false identifying information to an officer, and felony cruelty to children.
On Nov. 24 Leonard is accused of throwing his one-year-old son and a second child over a 7-foot barbed wire fence while attempting to flee police. As a result, the one-year-old suffered scratches to the face and mental pain.
Once caught, Leonard attempted to give police a false identity.
His bond has been set at $22,000.