New Albany father arrested after 7-month-old sustains head injur - WDRB 41 Louisville News

New Albany father arrested after 7-month-old sustains head injury

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Benjamin Smith (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Benjamin Smith (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- New Albany Police say they've arrested a man after his seven-month-old daughter sustained a mysterious head injury.

According to an arrest report, the seven-month-old was taken to Kosair Children's Hospital on Monday after her mother found her "in physical distress" at home. While at the hospital, doctors discovered a closed head injury, and police detectives were contacted.

The girl is currently in stable condition at the hospital.

New Albany Police arrested her father, 33-year-old Brandon P. Smith, and charged him with battery and neglect of a dependent, according to the news release.

The investigation is ongoing.

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