Women arrested, charged with assault on child

Jeanne Baez (Courtesy KSP)
Jeanne Baez (Courtesy KSP)
By John Broeckling

HICKORY, Ky (KFVS)- A Cadiz woman faces an assault charge after police say a 21-month-old child was treated for head injuries.

Jeanne Baez, 32, of Cadiz, was arrested and charged with Assault 1st degree after her foster child came into the Trigg County Hospital emergency room with head injuries.
Kentucky State Police were notified.
Baez was taken to the the Christian County Detention Center.
The child was later transported to Vanderbilt Hospital where she underwent surgery for her injuries and is listed in critical condition.
KSP was assisted by the Trigg County Sheriff's Department, the Cadiz Police Department and CVE.