Man arrested in assault of infant, family members

Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 1:29pm

A Longview man was arrested Wednesday after police said he beat a 2-month-old infant and three adult family members on Christmas.

Quinton Jackson, 22, was arrested just after midnight Wednesday by Longview police at his home in the 300 block of Gates Street, according to Gregg County records.

According to the arrest affidavit, Jacksonassaulted the child at about 3 p.m. on Christmas Day but fled the home before officers arrived. When he returned about 10 p.m. police were called and he fled again. Police arrested Jackson when he returned to the home a third time.

Police said the infant was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center. The extent of the child's injuries are unknown.

Jackson was charged with injury to a child and held Friday in the Gregg County Jail on a $10,000 bond.


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