A father was visited by police after he posted a joke on Fb about by accident giving his child son sizzling chilli sauce.
Paul Dawson, 39, stated he was left tearful when officers attended his property as a result of anyone reported the submit.
The barber had written a couple of journey to TGI Friday’s along with his associate Laurencia Wooden, 21, and their son Ben who was born on New 12 months’s Day.
Mr Dawson, from Stockton, Teesside, defined Ms Wooden had been breastfeeding the kid earlier than he took maintain of him to permit her to eat her meals.
He then put his knuckle in Ben’s mouth to pacify him however forgot he had simply eaten chilli.
The daddy stated the infant made a “humorous face” however didn’t scream or cry.
He wrote on Fb: “Apparently five-day-old infants do not prefer it when their dads put their fingers of their mouths after consuming sizzling wings.
“Unintentionally by the way in which. Lol.”
Mr Dawson was shocked when officers from Cleveland Police knocked on his door a couple of days later to ask if he had been feeding the infant sizzling sauce.
The brand new dad stated he was upset that somebody had reported his feedback.
He added that the officers left after agreeing that they had not learn the unique Fb submit which sparked their inquiries.
Mr Dawson stated: “It upset me, I walked away from them saying ‘I am not even talking to you’.
“It was presupposed to be a cheerful time, I took a couple of days off to spend with simply my girlfriend and simply my son.
“It actually spoiled what was presupposed to have been a pleasant week collectively.
“I have never had an apology.”
Mr Dawson didn’t blame the officers who attended, however stated higher checks of his Fb submit ought to have been made earlier than scarce sources have been despatched out to talk to him.
He added: “Ben did not cry, he did not scream, he pulled a humorous little face and that was it.
“To go from a lighthearted humorous little incidence to having the police at your door was surprising to say the least.”
A Cleveland Police spokesperson stated: “Police obtained a name from a member of the general public relating to concern for the welfare of a child on Tuesday eighth January.
“In consequence, two officers have been deployed to an tackle in Stockton to talk with the mother and father of the infant to grasp the circumstances of the report.
“Officers have been glad that the infant was protected and properly and there have been no additional enquiries carried out.”