Parents charged with abuse after baby treated at hospital

The parents of an infant were charged with child abuse Friday after the child received treatment at a hospital.

According to press release from the Mount Vernon Police Department, Tyrone EJ Steele, 18, and Abagail C Adkins, 20, were charged Friday with aggravated battery of a child and causing great bodily harm.

Police said a nurse at the hospital called and reported the injuries on April 20. An officer reported to the hospital and began an investigation with the Department of Children and Family Services. The investigation eventually lead to the charges.

Both are being held on $250,000 bond and are being held at the Jefferson County Justice Center.

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