N. Ky. father charged with beating 3-month-old

Robert Schierer, 23 (Source: Kenton Co. Detention Center)
Robert Schierer, 23 (Source: Kenton Co. Detention Center)

CRESCENT SPRINGS, KY (FOX19) - A Crescent Springs, Ky. father was taken into custody after his 3-month-old suffered serious physical injuries, including a skull fracture.

Emergency crews were dispatched Tuesday to a home in the 2400 block of Horton Street in response to an infant not breathing. It was reported just after 10 a.m.

Medics administered CPR and the child was taken by ambulance to St. Elizabeth Edgewood, and later airlifted to Cincinnati Children's Hospital. The 3-month-old remains there on life support.

Robert Schierer, 23, was arrested the same day in connection with the child's injuries. According to police, it happened at his residence.

He's been charged with one count of first degree assault.

Copyright 2013 WXIX. All rights reserved.