SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — A 20-year-old man remained behind bars on Saturday on suspicion of seriously injuring a 3-month-old baby.
Kalon Correy Deaton was arrested after the infant was taken to an area hospital on March 7.READ MORE: 'I'm Broken Emotionally': Woman Hurt After Violent Beverly Hills Robbery Speaks Out
A statement released by the San Bernardino Police Department said a medical examination revealed that the child had sustained a fractured skull and broken ribs.READ MORE: 'I'm Shocked' Say Redondo Beach Neighbors After Learning That Man In His 30s Was Shot, Killed
“The injuries were consistent with child abuse,” the statement said.
Deaton was subsequently detained. Police have not disclosed what relationship, if any, he had with the child.MORE NEWS: Bell Gardens Police Find`Ghost Gun' While Searching For Suspect
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the San Bernardino Police Department.