Police: Father arrested for injuring 11-month-old daughter

Police: Father arrested for injuring 11-month-old daughter

Police arrested Joseph Keith on charges of abuse after they say he injured his daughter during a verbal altercation with the child's mother.

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by Nicole Harrell

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 8, 2013 at 12:51 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police arrested a Louisville man after they say he injured his daughter during a verbal altercation with the child's mother.

Joseph Keith, 22, was arrested for first degree criminal abuse. The mother says Keith refused to get up with his daughter. According to a police report, Keith picked up his 11-month-old daughter and slammed her down.

The mother tells police she said something to Keith that made him angry. The two then got into a physical altercation, according to the report.

Police were called to the scene. The child suffered a broken leg and was treated at Kosair Hospital for her injuries.

 

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