LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Aggravated assault charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey man accused of severely beating an infant last month.
Ocean County prosecutors say 22-year-old Lakewood resident Lakim Cohen is also charged with child endangerment. He was arrested Monday and remained jailed Tuesday on $150,000 cash bail.READ MORE: Sesame Place Announces Changes To Diversity Programs After Recent High-Profile Racial Incidents
Prosecutors say the 4-month-old girl was admitted to a hospital on Nov. 16 with a depressed skull fracture and three broken bones in her right arm. An investigation determined that the injuries were caused by blunt force trauma consistent with child abuse.READ MORE: 1 Dead, Multiple People Injured In Crash Involving Bus On New Jersey Turnpike
It wasn’t known Tuesday if Cohen has retained a lawyer.
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