Dad is identified as EYON MCCANN.
Father Arrested For Child Abuse
Published: 11:43 am Updated: 12:23 pm
A 6-month-old girl from Jessamine County is in UK hospital today, after suffering serious head injuries that police said were caused by her father.
With help from Lexington Police, Jessamine County police arrested 32-year-old Eyon McCann, of Nicholasville, at UK hospital Tuesday night, after they received a tip about the case.
Police didn't say who the tip came from. McCann is in the Jessamine County Detention Center, and he is charged with criminal abuse of a child under 12. He is being held on a $10,000 cash bond.
Police said the little girl's injuries are non-life threatening.
McCann is expected to be in court Monday, August 20 at 2 p.m.