Man arrested after his infant son's leg is broken

Bell County Jail
POSTED: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 4:05pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:20pm

A Killeen man was arrested on Sunday after police say he injured his seven -week-old son.

Jesse Reyes is facing a first degree felony charge of injury to a child.

According to an affidavit, on July 31, Killeen police were sent to McLane's Children's Hospital in Temple, in response to a report of an injured infant.

Police were told by a doctor that a seven-week-old infant had suffered a "broken femur and other bone fractures," said the affidavit.

The 24-year-old admitted to police that he caused the after the baby urinated on him while trying to change his diaper.
Reyes "grabbed and bent the child's leg, which made a popping sound,"said the affidavit.

Reyes is being held at Bell County Jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond.

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