19-year-old Rockford man indicted on child abuse charges


Photo: Rockford Police Department

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 19-year-old Ray Cherry was indicted by a Winnebago County Grand Jury on Wednesday for allegedly breaking both legs and left arm of a young child.

On May 15th, Rockford Police were called to a local hospital for a child abuse investigation.

The child was suffering multiple fractures to both legs and left arm, police say.

Cherry was charged with the crime of Aggravated Battery to a Child.

He faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted.

Cherry is scheduled to appear in court on September 19th.


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