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CONNECTICUT – A Connecticut man is accused of hitting his five-year-old son in the head for knocking over some of his marijuana.

37-year-old Edward Salz is charged with risk of injury to a child.

He also faces several drug-related charges.

26-year-old Bobbi-Jo Lamont was also arrested in connection to the incident.

Responding to a child abuse complaint, police found the five-year-old and his three-year-old sister alone in deplorable conditions in an apartment – with marijuana and drug paraphernalia in their reach.

The child welfare department did not say if the children were removed from the home.