Babysitter arrested for neglect of child

John Ward, courtesy of Myrtle Beach Police

A babysitter was arrested Saturday after a child's grandparents told police he had hit their grandchild, according to a police report.

The grandparents took pictures of the child's injuries and showed them to police on Friday, according to the report.

The child was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center for an evaluation.

After an interview with the babysitter, John Ward, 18, police arrested him.

Ward is charged with Unlawful Neglect of a Child.

Ward is being held at the Myrtle Beach jail.