A Waukee man was arrested on a Dallas County warrant Monday in connection with a June incident in which he allegedly beat his daughter with a belt.
Spencer Antowyn Pierce Jr., 36, of 713 Collins Dr., Waukee, was charged with child endangerment-bodily injury.
According to court records, on “either June 22 or 23, 2021,” Pierce “was said to have beaten his daughter with a belt.”
Bruises were visible on the child’s “legs up to six days after the incident happened,” according to court records.
A warrant for Pierce’s arrested was ordered Aug. 6 in Dallas County District Court and served Aug. 30. Pierce was held in the Dallas County Jail prior to his release on his own recognizance. He is scheduled for arraignment Oct. 15 in Dallas County District Court.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.