NC dad charged after baby girl suffers head trauma, broken bones

NC dad charged after baby girl suffers head trauma, broken bones (Image 1)

The Henderson County Sheriff's Office has charged a man after investigating injuries suffered by his two-month old child.

Anthony James Bastine, 21, of Hendersonville is charged with felony child abuse – inflicting serious physical injury.

The Henderson County Department of Social Services informed deputies the child was admitted to Mission Hospital with injuries on August 16.

The child was later transported to Chapel Hill Medical Center for treatment of the injuries.

The arrest warrant said that the little girl “suffered head trauma and broken bones,” according to BlueRidgeNow.com.

HCSO deputies arrested Bastine Wednesday following an investigation by the department's Violent Crimes Unit.

Bastine was being held Wednesday in the Henderson County Detention Facility under a $150,000 bond.

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