Aug 18, 2010 7:25 PM by Greg Boyce

Woman arrested for child abuse

A woman is being held in Pueblo County Detention Facility on child abuse charges.  Nancy Galvan-Hernandez, 30, is charged with child abuse resulting in serious injury as well as being in the United States illegally.  She's being held on $100,000 bail.

According to an arrest affadavit she was babysitting a small girl Monday.  She called the mother to say the child was sick.  According to the report, doctors at Parkview Hospital doctors determined the baby had a brain injury consistent with shaken baby syndrome.

Galvan-Hernandez was arrested when officers determined the child had been in her care when the injury happened.

The baby was transported to Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs.


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