NEW INFO: Grifton Man Accused Abusing Three-Month-Old Baby

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A Grifton man is accused of causing a traumatic head injury for a three-month-old baby.

Michael Perry, 30, was charged Thursday with felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury.

The Pitt County Sheriff's Office says they got a call about the baby's injury after she was brought to Vidant Medical Center. The injury happened while Perry was caring for his girlfriend's daughter.

His bond was set at $250,000.

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We are working to find out about what landed a Pitt County man behind bars, accused of serious child abuse.

Detention Center deputies told WITN 30-year-old Michael Perry of Grifton was arrested around 7:30 Thursday night, charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury.

Perry's bond was set at $250,000 ahead of his first court appearance, which was scheduled for Thursday morning.

We are awaiting more information about his case from investigators. When we have more information, you will find that update posted here.


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