An Onslow County man is facing child abuse charges.
Ansel Lee Metz III is charged with felony intentional child abuse causing serious physical injury and misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.
Lawmen say Metz burned his infant's foot on the stove.
Metz received a $10,000 secured bond. He is scheduled to be in court again May 25.
The SBI is handling the investigation.