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Police arrest man suspected of abusing 2-month-old

Dexter Ambeau (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Dexter Ambeau (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A Baton Rouge father accused of abusing his infant son was arrested Thursday.

Records show Dexter Ambeau, 22, was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Friday.

According to the probable cause report, the 2-month-old’s mother took him to the hospital Wednesday after she noticed bruising and severe swelling to his genital area.

The report stated doctors also found the baby had fractured ribs that were old and had started to heal.

Ambeau is charged with cruelty to a juvenile. His bond is set at $75,000.

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