Man accused of beating child

By: Chris Verhyen Email
By: Chris Verhyen Email

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU)-- A man in Chippewa Falls is accused of beating a 14-month-old girl.

The Chippewa Falls Police Department says officers arrested 26-year-old Douglas Lorentz Wednesday night.

Police say the girl has bruising and swelling on her head. She was taken to the children's hospital in Marshfield where she is in stable condition.

Officers say Lorentz lives in the same home as the child, but is not related. He's being held in the Chippewa County jail.

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