Local Father Arrested

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Police have arrested a local father after his young daughter was hospitalized with injuries.

Police say on Friday, Malachi Akemon, 20, took his 2-month-old daughter to a local hospital, for bleeding from the mouth and nose.

The child was then transported to Riley Children’s Hospital.

The hospital contacted the Terre Haute Police Department, suspecting the child had been abused.

After investigating, Terre Haute Police arrested Akemon on two counts of Neglect of a Dependent, Resulting in Bodily Injury.

Akemon is being held in the Vigo County Jail.

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