Two people arrested in child abuse case

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OWENSBORO, Ky (WEHT)– Owensboro police responded to an assault complaint at the 3400 block of St. Ann Street. This happened Monday morning just after 5:30 AM.

Investigators say an 11-month-old child was assaulted and taken to the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital by EMS. The child has non-life threatening injuries.

Police say 23-year-old Jacob Lewis of Owensboro is being charged with criminal abuse 1st degree of a child 12 or under (Conspiracy), possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of controlled substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a defaced firearm.

As investigators continued looking into the case, police also arrested Krystal Fowler. The 28-year-old is being charged with criminal abuse 1st degree of a child 12 or under (conspiracy).

Detectives are continuing to investigate and anyone with additional information can call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.

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