Little girl hospitalized from suspected child abuse
2-year-old girl hospitalized from suspected child abuse
The child’s father, Herbert Brown of Paso Robles, is arrested
On February 18, 2013 at approximately 5:00am, the Paso Robles Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the 200 block of Santa Ysabel Avenue regarding a two-year-old female not breathing. The child had visible head and body injuries and was subsequently transported via ambulance to Twin Cities Hospital for treatment. It appeared the child was the victim of child abuse.
A subsequent investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident resulted in the arrest of the child’s father Herbert Brown III, DOB 07/28/83, of Paso Robles. Brown was booked into the SLO County Jail on charges of Penal Code Section 273a(a) – Child Abuse Likely to Result in Death. The victim has been transferred to a bay area hospital for continued treatment.
The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office, The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office and San Luis Obispo County Child Welfare Services. Further details will be released when they become available.
Source: Paso Robles Police Department