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Jamestown Man Allegedly Critically Injures 6-month-old



(WBEN) -- A Southern Tier father is accused of critically injuring his baby.

Steven Spencer, 20, of Jamestown, is charged with reckless assault of a child and second-degree assault and is being held without bail.

There are different accounts of what happened according to police and family, friends and neighbors with the latter saying he tripped on a ball while holding the child outside causing his chin to hit the baby on the top of its head, while police say he allegedly shook and assaulted the baby.

The 6-month-old child is in critical condition at Women and Children's.

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