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Md. father arrested after infant suffered broken ribs, spinal trama

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Investigators arrested a Lexington Park, Md. man after his 2-month-old daughter suffered serious injuries while in his care, St. Mary's County sheriff's deputies said.

Reynold O'Brien Gibbs, 27, is charged with first-degree child abuse: severe physical injury, second-degree child abuse, first-degree assault and second-degree assault, St Mary's County sheriff's investigators said.

Police said the suspect brought his daughter to the hospital after  discovering the infant's leg was hanging limp.

Emergency room staff called police to the hospital after examinations revealed  the girl's left tibia and right femur were fractured:, she'd also suffered several broken ribs as well as internal abdominal and spinal trauma.

Gibbs remains in custody at the St. Mary's County Detention Center. Bond is set at $75,000

 

 

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