A Shiloh man is now facing charges, accused of hitting a child.

Police say Franklin C. Edwards, 32, struck a family member under 13 years old several times just after midnight on September 5. The child was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

Edwards has been charged with aggravated battery to a child and domestic battery.

He's being held at the St. Clair County Jail on a $75,000 bond.