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Floyd County man facing battery, child cruelty charges

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Seth Preston King

Seth Preston King

A Floyd County man was in jail without bond Wednesday night following his arrest on charges of cruelty to children.

According to Floyd County Jail records:

Seth Preston King, 30, of 238 W. Troutman Road, is accused of slapping the face of a woman while she was holding a small child and hitting a 16-year-old who tried to intervene.

King is charged with felony first-degree cruelty to children and the misdemeanors battery, simple battery and third-degree cruelty to children.