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Fort Wayne father accused of hitting 3-month-old infant; infant suffers fractured skull, other broken bones

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Officers said a Fort Wayne father allegedly hit his 3-month-old infant with his hands, leaving the infant with severe injuries.

Fort Wayne Police arrested 23-year-old Tristan Frayer after he allegedly hit his infant.

Officers said the 3-month-old infant suffered a fractured skull and had other broken bones in the body. While some of the fractures were new, officers said some of the other broken bones were old.

The 3-month-old was transported to a hospital for critical care.

Officers said Frayer is behind bars and is charged with battery and child neglect.

Police said Tristan Frayer’s court appearance is scheduled for July 1st.

Louie Tran

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