2-month-old with broken leg leads to felonious assault charge for father

2-month-old with broken leg leads to felonious assault charge for father

A Miami County father is charged with felonious assault after his 2-month-old daughter broke her leg.

On Jan. 3, staff at Dayton Children’s Hospital called the Miami County Sheriff’s Office regarding a suspected child abuse complaint for a baby with a broken femur in her left leg.

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The father, Dominic Wenrick, 20, of Pleasant Hill, is accused of grabbing the baby from her playpen by her leg and tossing her onto the bed when she wouldn’t stop crying. He’s then accused of pulling on her leg while she was on the bed, according to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office.