Spring Grove man jailed in child beating

SPRING GROVE, Pa. (WHTM) – A York County man was arrested after police said he beat a 6-year-old boy.

Richard McClane, 27, of Spring Grove, is accused of using his hands and fists to hit the boy in his his face and body on Saturday while at the boy’s home in the 100 block of South Main Street, Southwestern Regional police said.

The boy and his mother ran to a nearby business for help.

McClane was arrested at his home and charged with simple assault, endangering the welfare of a child, and harassment.

His bail at the York County Prison was set at $30,000.

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