Jose Pineda-Carrillo, 32, of North Chicago.

A 32-year-old man was arrested after his girlfriend noticed multiple injuries on her 3-year-old son after the man babysat the child while she was at work, prosecutors said.

Jose Pineda-Carrillo, 32, of North Chicago, was charged with two counts of aggravated battery of a child and two counts of domestic battery causing bodily harm.

Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Russell Caskey said Pineda-Carrillo is in a dating relationship with a woman, who has a 3-year-old child and a 1-year-old child.

The North Chicago Police Department responded to a call from the woman regarding the abuse of her children.

Officers learned Pineda-Carrillo moved in with the woman a little over a week ago.

Pineda-Carrillo was supposed to watch the two children while the mother was at work, Caskey said.

The mother began noticing injuries to her 3-year-old child.

The child had no injuries on August 21 and the mother went to work. Pineda-Carrillo brought the child to the mother’s work to visit that day.

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The woman observed her 3-year-old to have injuries, including bruising and swelling to the right cheek area, Caskey said.

Pineda-Carrillo told his girlfriend that he was driving and had to slam on the brakes to avoid an accident, which caused the injury to the child.

Two days later, Pineda-Carrillo brought the 3-year-old boy and his brother to visit their mother at work again.

The woman observed multiple burn marks on the 3-year-old’s upper right thigh and upper left thigh, Caskey said.

On Saturday, the mother observed the child to have additional injuries to his facial area.

The woman spoke to Pineda-Carrillo and he stated the child had been “messing around” in the bathroom so he disciplined him with a phone cable.

When the mother and Pineda-Carrillo were discussing the issue, the child blurted out “he did it,” according to Caskey.

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The officers observed injuries to the child’s face, including bruising.

Caskey said the child also had injuries on the left side of his neck and a broken blood vessel in his left eye.

There were marks around his back consistent with a phone cable.

Pineda-Carrillo fled the scene before police arrived after the woman told him that she was calling 911, Caskey said.

The child was transported to a hospital and the Department of Children and Family Services was notified.

Police are also investigating whether Pineda-Carrillo caused injuries to the 1-year-old child.

Lake County Judge Bolling Haxall ordered Pineda-Carrillo held in the Lake County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 21.