BUSTI, NY-- A Jamestown man is facing charges for allegedly slapping a child in the face.

Lakewood-Busti Police say the incident happened January 2. They say Lance T. Anna, 34, is accused of slapping a six-year-old child in the face numerous times, causing bruising and swelling to the child's face and eye area.

Anna is charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The Child Advocacy Program and Child Protective Services assisted in the investigation.