Dubuque Police Arrest Man for Neglect

DUBUQUE, Iowa - Police arrested 34 year old Nicholas Hayes Reed for neglect or abandonment of a dependent on Friday night.

Officers say their investigation started when a two year old child arrived at Finley Hospital with severe burns. A CT scan revealed head trauma as well. The child was airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and is listed in critical condition.

Police did not disclose the name of the child or Reed's relationship to the victim. Neglect or abandonment is a class C felony with a maximum of 10 years in prison.
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