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WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Warwick man has been charged with child abuse after police say he injured his 2-year-old infant with blows to the head.

Twenty-three-year-old Alexander Walsh is being charged with four counts of child abuse.

Warwick police learned Walsh’s child was hospitalized with serious and life-threatening injuries that included skull fractures and a brain hemorrhage. Investigators concluded that the injuries were not limited to one event.

Walsh is also being charged with burglary in connection to a Feb. 19 Investigation into a local housebreak. A woman said cash and items were stolen from her apartment by an intruder as she fled from the home.

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Walsh is being held in jail. It was not clear if Walsh had an attorney.