A Dayton man will face criminal charges after allegedly causing a fracture to a baby’s leg while changing the infant’s diaper.
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James Pryor, 22, was indicted by a Montgomery County grand jury Wednesday on two counts of child endangering and one count of felonious assault, according to court records.
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Pryor was changing the diaper of a 4-month-old inside an apartment on Wayne Avenue Oct. 7 when he reported hearing a pop during the change, court records show.
The child was taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital and was diagnosed with a broken right leg.
While investigators talked with Pryor, he stated he became frustrated and used too much force while changing the diaper, court records show.
Pryor was arrested at the hospital Oct. 8 and has remained booked in the jail.
He is scheduled to be arraigned on the charges Oct. 23.