LOUISVILLE, Ky. – An Indiana man is accused of beating two children in his home.

Police arrested Christopher Jourden, 33, Wednesday on federal charges including battery, according to a news release.

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office said it started investigating Jourden after someone with the Department of Child Services called in a complaint about him.

The two children in Jourden’s Lexington, Indiana, home were put in protective custody.