CMPD investigates assault on 1-year-old boy

CHARLOTTE — Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Central Division are investigating after officers were called to the scene of an assault on a child near the intersection of West Summit Ave. and South Tryon St. Sunday morning.

According to CMPD, the victim’s mother reported that her 1-year-old sone had been punched in the face by an unknown man.

Officers were able to quickly locate the suspect with help from witnesses and bystanders.

Rico Limon Williams was taken into custody and charged with assault on a child under 12.

The 1-year-old was taken to Levine Children’s Hospital where the child was treated and released.

This a developing story. Check back for updates.

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