Franklin Co. Man Charged With Tattooing Two Children

Campbell Co, VA - There is new information about the case of a Franklin County man charged with tattooing two children.

Campbell County investigators tell ABC 13 that Alexander Edwards, 20, was care giving for two young girls under the age of 13 and tattooed them with a home kit.

According to search warrants, one of the girls had her name tattooed on her shoulder.

The warrants say the boyfriend of the girls' mother then used a heated razor blade to try to burn the tattoos off.

The Campbell County Sheriff's Office says the tattoos were put on without the parents' or the girls' permission.

Edwards is charged with abduction, malicious wounding and felony child neglect.