By Heartland News
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Police arrested a Cape Girardeau man after they say he hurt his child.
Officers were called to a Cape Girardeau hospital for possible child abuse.
Investigators say the seven-week-old child had skull fractures, a large brain bleed, and various bruises.
The infant was taken to a St. Louis hospital for further treatment.
According to Cape Girardeau police, 21-year-old Allen Ray Walker was taking care of the child when the child was hurt.
The child's mother came home from work, noticed the baby was pale and had a bruise above his eye, and took him to the hospital.
Walker first said he didn't know what happened, then said a Pack n Play fell on the child, according to the probable cause statement. He denied knowing how the child was injured.
Walker faces a charge of 1st degree assault. He remains behind bars on $250,000 cash only bond.