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Man accused of injuring infant

Posted by wlpo on March 11, 2010

          A felony child abuse charge for a father accused of taking his frustration out on a baby girl.

          After receiving a tip, La Salle Police investigated Kyle Johnson and two infants apparently in his care. 

          Police say a doctor at Illinois Valley Community Hospital found non-life threatening injuries to Johnson’s seven to eight week old daughter.  The other baby was not hurt.

          Johnson’s charged with aggravated battery to a child.  Police say he admitted to hitting the girl in the abdomen while frustrated.  He was taken to the county jail.  The state department of Children and Family Services has been called.

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