NEWPORT NEWS -- A Newport News man was arrested after he brought his girlfriend's 6-year-old boy to the emergency room. The boy had bruising and an injury to his lung, police said.

Eric Jermaine Sellers, 22, of the 13200 block of Aqueduct Drive is charged with felony child abuse and turned himself into police on Aug. 26.

According to Newport News spokeswoman Holly McPherson hospital personnel advised police on Aug. 21.

McPherson said the boy and his 5-year-old sister were being cared for while their mother was at work.

No further information was released.

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