Springs father arrested on suspicion of child abuse

Ashley Green, Executive Producer , a.green@krdo.com
POSTED: 10:51 PM MDT Sep 24, 2013    UPDATED: 02:23 PM MDT Sep 25, 2013 
COLORADO SPRINGS -

A Colorado Springs father was arrested Tuesday night (9/24/13) on suspicion of child abuse.

Police were called to Memorial Hospital Monday to investigate a child abuse case.  A 5 month old came into the hospital with head trauma.

The Crimes Against Children Unit began its investigation.  Detectives learned the child sustained non-accidental head trauma.  They identified the suspect and arrested the child's father, Christopher Mazzarelli, on suspicion of felony child abuse.