NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a 33-year-old man Wednesday evening in connection to allegations that he beat a child with a piece of PVC pipe.
Ricardo Venegas, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a third-degree felony injury to a child with a weapon charge. No bail amount has been set at this time.
According to the Nacogdoches Police Department's daily activity report, an NPD officer was dispatched out to a house in the 700 block of East Lane Drive to check out a report of a disturbance at about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday. Further investigation revealed that Venegas used a piece of PVC pipe to beat a child.