Man Charged with Beating 9-Month-Old Infant

Published 08/02 2014 06:05PM

Updated 08/02 2014 06:07PM

Arvel Griffey, Jr. (Dubois County Jail)
Arvel Griffey, Jr. (Dubois County Jail)
Indiana State Police arrest a Loogootee man for reportedly beating a 9-month-old child.

24-year-old Arvel R. Griffey, Jr. is being held without bond in the Dubois County Jail. He's charged with battery resulting in serious bodily injury.

Troopers tell us Griffey beat the baby in a car, causing him to bleed and swell. We're told the baby was treated at the hospital and released. He's expected to be okay.

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