LIBERTY, N.Y. -- A Liberty man is in jail after State Police say he assaulted a five-month-old child.
James Pierce, 29, was charged with reckless assault of a child and endangering the welfare of a child.
State Police received word that an infant was being treated for shaken baby syndrome at Westchester Medical Center. Police said the baby suffered brain injuries as a result.
Pierce is being held at Sullivan County Jail. No bail was set.