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Father Charged With Assaulting Infant Son

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A six month old baby boy is hospitalized in critical condition and his young father is facing felony assault charges. Jamestown New York police charged Steven Spencer with assault in the second degree, and reckless assault of a child.

Investigators charge that while babysitting his 6-month-old son Friday at 15 Hedges Street in Jamestown, Spencer both shook the baby and struck him with an object.

The child is under care at Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo, New York. Spencer is in the Chautauqua County Jail.
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