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BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A Benton man is in custody for allegedly abusing a three-month-old baby.

Benton police took the report Monday Feb. 20. Police say a three-month-old baby had been taken to a local hospital suffering from a broken leg and cracked ribs.

Police arrested Christopher Williams, 30, and charged him with endangering the welfare of a minor and first degree battery. Police say Williams knew the baby and it was not a case of a stranger harming the child.

Williams was transported to the Saline County Detention Facility.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS. Individuals also may send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text.

(Source: Benton Police Dept.)

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