Steven Dang, 26, of Rome was arrested this week for burning a child with a cigarette lighter.

According to police, on October 2, 2018, Dang allegedly burned the left side of a small child’s body. The victim, who is seven years old, told police that after being burned he was crying and Dang stood there and laughed at him.

Dang is charged with felony cruelty to children in the first degree.