Laurinburg teen allegedly assaults infant daughter

Laurinburg teen allegedly assaults infant daughter

LAURINBURG, NC (WMBF) – A 17-year-old father allegedly assaulted his 7-month-old daughter last Friday at a home on Turnpike Road in Laurinburg, officials say.

Michael Robinson was charged with felony child abuse and was booked into Scotland County Detention Center, according to Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams. The child remains in the hospital in stable condition.

A relative noticed bruises on the girl last Saturday and took her to the hospital, Chief Williams confirmed. Hospital officials notified police of the injuries and Robinson was arrested.

Robinson was released on a $50,000 bond, according to jail records.

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