Kansas teen arrested for abusing 7-month-old

By: WIBW/KAKE News Email
By: WIBW/KAKE News Email
The 17-year-old boy was arrested after deputies responded to a medical call at an apartment complex and found the baby unresponsive and having trouble breathing.

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HOLTON, Kan. (WIBW) -- A Kansas teen has been arrested for abusing a 7-month-old baby.

It happened Friday night at an apartment complex in the Jackson County town of Holton.

The 17-year-old boy was arrested after deputies responded to a medical call in the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave., and found the baby unresponsive and having trouble breathing.

WIBW reports the child was flown to a Kansas City hospital in critical condition. The baby's current condition is unknown.

The Topeka teen is currently being held for aggravated battery, child abuse and endangerment. His name was not provided.

Holton police assisted in the investigation.


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