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Injured child lands Ottawa man in jail

Posted by wlpo on July 22, 2014

An Ottawa man is in big trouble after an injured child was taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Ottawa Police got a call Saturday night from workers at St. Elizabeth Medical Center of a possible child abuse case. Detectives went to Peoria where the injured child was and met with family members.

Monday morning, 23-year-old Steven Berglund of Ottawa was arrested for aggravated battery to a child, a class X felony. He was taken to the La Salle County Jail with bond at a million dollars.

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