A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after being beaten by his motherís boyfriend, police said.

The child is being treated at Akron Childrenís Hospital for injuries to his head, upper torso and back, police said.

Police and paramedics responding to an emergency call about 7 p.m. Wednesday found the child unresponsive inside a home in the 500 block of Johnston Court.

At the scene, detectives arrested Kurtis Michael Mathes, 23, of Johnston Court, on charges of felonious assault and felony child endangering.

Mathes was being held in Summit County Jail.