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Ansonia father charged with abusing 6-week-old child

Police said the father admitted to causing the injuries to the child, who had to go to the hospital for treatment.

ANSONIA, Conn. — An Ansonia man was charged after police said he admitted to harming a 6-week-old, landing the child in the hospital. 

Police said they were called by the Department of Children and Families (DCF) just after 4 a.m. Friday. DCF reported to police that there was a possible abuse case of a 6-week-old who was at Yale New Haven Hospital at the time.

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Police were told that the child suffered multiple injuries including a brain bleed, fractured ribs, lacerated liver, and other injuries consistent with child abuse. Police did not say the condition of the child.

The father, 36-year-old Lamar Haney, reportedly admitted to causing the injuries. 

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Ansonia police charged Hanely with first-degree assault. He was held on a $100K bond and is set to appear in court on Friday.

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Jennifer Glatz is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. She can be reached at jglatz@fox61.com.  

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