ALBIA, Iowa (AP) — A man in southern Iowa has been charged with sexually assaulting a 2-month-old girl.
KCCI-TV reports the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that deputies had charged the 30-year-old man with felony child endangerment and felony sexual abuse.READ MORE: Eli Hart Killing: Mother Accused Of Murdering 6-Year-Old Son To Appear In Court Tuesday
Sheriff Daniel Johnson said deputies received a report of a child being sexually assaulted on Feb. 4. The child’s mother brought the infant to a local hospital, and she was transported to Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines. Johnson said the infant is recovering.READ MORE: Chemical Spill Prompts Hotel Evacuation In Bloomington
An attorney for the suspect, who is being held in the Monroe County Jail, did not immediately respond to a phone request seeking comment.
The Associated Press isn’t naming the suspect to avoid identifying the child.MORE NEWS: Mosquitoes Mostly Missing, But Twin Cities Thick With Ticks
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