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MLPD arrest man Saturday morning in connection to assault of a 9 week old baby

- Moses Lake, WA

Early Friday morning, Officers responded to Samaritan Hospital for a report of a 9-week old baby that had sustained severe injuries and was getting prepared to be flown out to Spokane for treatment. The baby had 8 broken ribs, a collapsed lung, three leg fractures, as well

as abrasions and bruising to the face and head.

According to MLPD, Investigating officers interviewed family members and recovered substantial evidence, including a security video

that captured audio of part of the assault.

Saturday morning, detectives arrested Donovan Cantu, 21, Moses Lake. He was booked into the Grant County Jail in Ephrata on charges of Assault of a Child in the First Degree. The child

continues to undergo treatment for its injuries.

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