Paso Robles man arrested for felony child abuse
August 1, 2015
Paso Robles Police arrested the father of a 2-year-old girl Wednesday on felony child abuse charges.
The mother of the child and her live in boyfriend, Francisco Javier Chavez, 27, provided information about how the child had received multiple fractures and other injuries that were inconsistent with the injuries, police said. The toddler was initially treated at Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton but later transferred to a Madera hospital due to the extent of her injuries.
On Wednesday, Paso Robles police detectives traveled to a hospital in Madera after a social worker from San Luis Obispo County Child Welfare Services reported that the 2-year-old girl who was being treated for significant injuries.
After an investigation, Paso Robles police arrested Francisco Javier Chavez, 27, and booked him into San Luis Obispo County Jail on suspicion of felony child abuse.
Police are asking anyone with information about the case to contact the Paso Robles Police Department or call Crime Stoppers 24-hour hotline at (805) 549-STOP.