CRAVEN COUNTY N.C. (WITN) -A Craven County man is behind bars after officials say he was caught on camera hitting an autistic child.
The Craven County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old Troy Trebisacci is charged with felony assault on an individual with a disability, felony assault by strangulation, and assault on a child under 12.
On February 23, deputies say the went to a home on Antioch Road in New Bern after video was found showing a person physically assaulting an autistic three-year-old.
When they got there, officials say they reviewed the security video, which showed the suspect hitting the child multiple times and putting his hands around the child’s throat while the child’s parent was at work.
This investigation led to the arrest of Trebisacci, who is currently in custody at the Craven County Confinement Facility under a $150,000 secured bond.