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BECKLEY (WVVA) - A man is arrested on child abuse charges for allegedly beating his four month old infant.

Thirty-four year old Joseph Hailey of Beckley is charged with child abuse causing serious bodily injury and giving police false information about what happened.

Police allege Hailey picked up the baby forcibly under the arms and threw the infant between the wall and bed.

The infant suffered a fractured skull and hemorrhaging of the brain.

The baby was taken to Raleigh General Hospital and was later transferred to Womens and Childrens Hospital in Charleston.

The child has since been released from the hospital and is now in the hands of Child Protective Services.

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