A Cleveland, N.M., man has been charged with improperly touching a 4-year-old boy while holding him in his lap, state police said.
The 34-year-old man is facing a charge of criminal sexual contact of a minor.
According to state police, a doctor on Feb. 7 noticed that the boy shied away from him anytime he tried to touch him as part of his work. The doctor even asked the mother if the boy had had any unwanted contact while at his father’s home. The mother and father are separated.