• Police: Man charged with biting 10-month-old baby when she ‘wouldn't fall asleep'

    By: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    LAKE COUNTY, Ill. - An Illinois man is facing charges for allegedly biting his 10-month-old baby on the face and arms because she wouldn’t go to sleep, according to media reports.

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    Daniel Martin, 31, was arrested and charged with one felony count of aggravated battery to a child, and two misdemeanor counts of domestic battery, according to WBBM-TV.

    The state Department of Children and Family Services reported the case to Lake County authorities, WBBM reported.

    Sheriff officials said in a statement that Martin bit the infant “out of anger because the baby would not fall asleep.”

    He was jailed on a $50,000 bond with his next court date scheduled Monday, the news station reported.


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