HOUSTON -- Police are looking for a man they say severely
injured a 2-year-old boy in southwest Houston while he was babysitting.
February, investigators say 27-year-old Seron Moore was taking care of
the toddler in a home on the 6300 block of Rampart Street while the
child's mother was at work.
Police say the boy sustained multiple injuries under Moore's care, including skull and rib fractures along with a broken leg.
to court documents, Moore admitted to smoking weed while looking after
the boy, and told first responders he may have caused the injuries while
he was high. Moore also said the child broke his leg two weeks before
The boy was taken to Children's Memorial Hermann
Hospital and required immediate surgery. Police say the child had to be
placed on a ventilator and required several months of rehabilitation.
documents say Moore told first responders he was walking with the child
in his arms to his girlfriend's job around 7 p.m. He claimed he was
walking on the street when he saw a truck with a trailer attached coming
towards him and fell into a ditch, landing on top of the child.
Investigators believe Moore may have fled to California.
He's being described as a black male with black hair and brown eyes, approximately 5'4" and weighing between 155 and 160 pounds.
Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest. To
report a tip, call 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.crime-stoppers.org