Police charge man after 2-month-old hospitalized with bone fractures

Police charge man after 2-month-old hospitalized with bone fractures

Akhenaton Zakariyyaa

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 21 at 3:02 PM

NEWPORT NEWS - A man is charged with abusing his two-month old daughter.

Newport News Police say the little girl was admitted to Portsmouth Naval Hospital on November 16 and several of her bones had been fractured.

Her father, 21-year-old Akhenaton Zakariyyaa was arrested Tuesday following an investigation. He's charged with two counts each of aggravated malicious wounding and felony child abuse.

The child remains in the pediatric intensive care unit.

He is the main caregiver because his wife works, police spokesman Holly McPherson told WVEC.com.

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