A man has been arrested for child abuse after police discovered the man’s baby had fractured rigs and bleeding on the brain. The 5-month-old was taken to the hospital by paramedics after someone reported the child was having difficulty breathing and was possibly having a seizure.
At the hospital, doctors discovered numerous rib fractures and several injuries on the brain that led to bleeding. Police in National City went back to the home and arrested the father after interviewing both parents. He has been booked into jail on felony child abuse charges.