Shawnee R. Strawser

Shippensburg police have charged Shawnee Rebecca Strawser, 20, of Shippensburg, with aggravated assault of a child and related charged after her 5-week-old son was admitted to the hospital for bleeding on the brain and fractures to his legs earlier this month.

Strawser was arrested Aug. 8, and police said she admitted to injuring the baby “out of frustration because he was crying.”

Strawser was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge H. Anthony Adams, and faces charges of aggravated assault of a child, endangering the welfare of children, simple assault and reckless endangerment.

Strawser remains in Cumberland County Prison, in lieu of $50,000 bail.

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