Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - A Loogootee man was arrested in the evening hours of August 1 as a result of an investigation into the battery of a nine month old infant.
On July 30, troopers in Jasper County received a complaint of a possible battery on a nine-month-old boy. Medical personnel at Memorial Hospital indicated that the boy had sustained an injury to his genitalia that consisted of bleeding and swelling.
According to officers, Arvel R. Griffey Jr., 24 of Loogootee, battered the child while in a car while Griffey was being taken back to the Dubois County Community Corrections Center.
Griffey was arrested without incident and transported to the Dubois County Jail. He is being held without bond.