Suspect wanted for attacking his children's mom, crying baby

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who allegedly attacked the mother of his two children and assaulted their 18-month-old baby.

Edgar Christopher Jennings Jr. is wanted for criminal domestic violence 2nd and cruelty to children.

Police say the 20-year-old assaulted the mother of his children on May 17 by scratching her arm and biting her lip. He also threatened to kill her multiple times.

According to a release, Jennings also pinched his daughter's arm because she would not stop crying during the altercation with the child's mother.

The release states the suspect has one prior criminal domestic violence conviction, and another is pending.

Police say Jennings lives at 9 Argonne St. and sometimes goes to his grandparent's house on Wexford Drive in James Island.

If you have any information about the suspect call CRIME STOPPERS at 843-554-1111.

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