Ellenville man arrested for assaulting an infant

An Ellenville man was jailed after recklessly assaulting an infant, police say, leaving the child with a skull fracture and other injuries.

Thierry A. Owens, 21, was arrested on Wednesday and faces two felony counts of reckless assault of a child and one count of endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. 

Police say the child was first brought to Ellenville Regional Hospital and was later transported to the Albany Medical Center’s Pediatric Care Unit for further treatment. The investigation will continue through the Ulster County District Attourney’s Special Victims Bureau. 

Owens was remanded to the Ulster County Jail on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 secured bond.