Man held in jail for allegedly assaulting children at U-M apartment
A 22-year-old man faces three felony charges for assaulting two children earlier this week and is being held at the Washtenaw County Jail, according to court records.
Demarco LaShawn Phillips, 22, faces two charges of third-degree child abuse and one count of interfering with electronic communications, records show. He was arraigned Tuesday and is being held in the jail on a $10,000 bond, according to court records.
According to University of Michigan Police, officers responded at 11:20 a.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of McIntyre in the Northwood Community Apartments. According to police, two children reportedly were assaulted by their father between 10:15 and 11:10 a.m. The ages of the children is unknown.
Phillips left the apartment but was found later on in the day and arrested, according to police.
The children did not require medical treatment.
Phillips returns to court for a preliminary exam at 8:30 a.m. March 14, jail records show.