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Man charged with breaking 2-month-old's bones

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:00:29 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 20 2013 10:50:57 AM CST
Niswonger Children's Hospital
RUSSELL COUNTY, Va. -

St. Paul, Virginia police arrested a man they say broke the bones of a baby around two months old.

Evan Johnson is charged with two counts of child abuse.

St. Paul police say the child was admitted to the Niswonger Children's Hospital in Johnson City on November 2 with broken ribs and a broken leg. They say that baby has been in custody of social services since that day.

Police say Johnson was the baby's mother's boyfriend. He was arrested in Russell County, Virginia Wednesday morning.