Infant injured twice, police say in laying charges
RCMP say a man injured a baby 22 months ago and did it again a few months later, and they now have enough evidence to lay two charges of assault.
According to police, the first injury was a broken thigh bone which was reported to them when the child was in hospital in Fort Qu'Appelle in February, 2012. They said the child was 10 months old at the time.
Officers investigated that injury but concluded there was not enough evidence to lay charges.
They kept the case open however, and then, in September of 2012, a second serious injury was reported on the same infant.
It took investigators over a year to gather enough evidence to support charges.
They said an adult man, from the Kawacatoose First Nation, is now facing two charges of aggravated assault.
The accused man was not identified and RCMP did not indicate if he was related to the child.
He is set to appear in court on the charges on Feb. 25.