- Associated Press - Monday, December 17, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina have filed charges against a man after a 3-month-old was dropped twice as the man was punching and kicking the baby’s mother.

Raleigh police tell news outlets 27-year-old Jose Luis Cordero-Jimenez is charged with misdemeanor assault on a female and misdemeanor child abuse. He was arrested at his home on the city’s north side early Monday and jailed without bond.

It’s not known if Cordero-Jimenez has an attorney.

Investigators say the child was dropped twice, causing head and face injuries. The initial police report did not say whether the woman or Cordero-Jimenez was holding the child when he was dropped.

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