Scott County Man Arrested for Battering Six Month Old Child

Scott County Man Arrested for Battering Six Month Old Child



A 28-year old Scott County man is in jail on charges of battering his six month old child.

Late Friday evening, Detective David Mitchell from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg arrested Bryan Lee Anthony, 28, from Shea Road, Scottsburg, IN, on the charges of Battery and Neglect of a Dependent.


The arrest was the result of information received by the Scott County Division of Family and Children and forwarded to the Indiana State Police who completed an investigation.

The investigation revealed on November 17th, 2015, Bryan Anthony, allegedly became upset at a six month old child in whom he is the parent. Bryan Anthony allegedly grabbed the child from a bed and quickly pulled the child upwards and backwards several times.

On November 19th, the child was taken to her/his pediatrician for a pre-scheduled monthly checkup. During the visit, the doctor expressed concern for a head injury to the child. The child was then admitted to the Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, KY.

Late Friday evening, after speaking with Bryan Anthony, Detective David Mitchell took him into custody and incarcerated him at the Scott County Jail.

This investigation is continuing

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