Dad behind bars for abusing sons

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SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - A Spotsylvania County father is behind bars, accused of abusing his own sons, four and eight year old boys.

The Sheriff's Office says Jason Reed was asked by the children's mother to watch them so she could serve jail time for a probation violation.

When the mom got out of jail, she found both children with bruises and other injuries. Police say the four year old's eyes were swollen shut.

Investigators say the father tried to pass off the injuries as an accident, but the older boy told them what happened.

Reed faces a list of charges.

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