Nathan Gogo here with the weekend outlook: A nice Saturday evening ahead with mid 50's and clear skies. Bright, blue skies and breezy winds out of the south once again for Sunday as temperatures rise to the mid 80's.
RICHLAND HILLS (December 12, 2012)—Brent Troy Bartel of North Richland Hills, who’s accused of carving a pentagram on his 6-year-old son's back, told a 911 dispatcher that he did it because Dec. 12, 2012 is “a holy day,” police said.
Richland Hills police said Brent Troy Bartel is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
He was jailed Wednesday in lieu of $500,000 bond.
Sgt. Nathan Stringer says Bartel called 911 early Wednesday morning and said he'd shed innocent blood.
Wednesday's date is 12-12-12, a once-in-a-century event.
Officers in the Fort Worth suburb say they arrived and found that most of the child's back was covered with a large pentagram.
Richland Hills police also recovered a box cutter they believe was the weapon used to cut the boy.
The child was taken to a hospital.
His condition was not immediately released.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.