Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department 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 the CMPD, the mother of the victim reported that her one-year-old child was punched in the face by an unknown person.
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Officers were able to quickly locate the suspect with the help of witnesses and bystanders.
Rico Limon Williams has been taken into custody and charged with assaulting a child under 12.
The one-year-old was taken to Levine Children’s Hospital where the child was treated and released.
It’s a developing story. Check back for updates.
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