18-year-old Idaho Springs father accused of abusing newborn

Posted at 4:55 PM, Aug 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-30 21:16:26-04
IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. — An 18-year-old Idaho Springs man is behind bars, accused of abusing his newborn.
Police advised Paul Davidson Tuesday in Clear Creek County Court on felony child abuse charges. His 2-week-old newborn suffered broken bones and a fractured skull. 
On Monday, first responders found the child having trouble breathing and bleeding from the mouth. Doctors at the hospital observed that the child had a broken clavicle, bruising and abrasions, among the other injuries.
Davidson is being held on a $15,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.


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