Man allegedly burns 1-year-old son

December 10, 2009 4:31:47 AM PST
A North Aurora man was in jail Wednesday night, accused of purposely burning his 1-year-old son.On Wednesday, Jason Barnes pleaded not guilty to battery charges.

Prosecutors say he gave the child third-degree burns on his toes.

They later had to be amputated.

Barnes allegedly told investigators that he was not home when his son was burned and that the boy burned his own toes.

A judge refused to reduce his $500,000 bond.