Another arrest in connection to seriously injured infant

Posted at 3:56 PM, Jan 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-06 15:56:52-05

There's been another arrest made in connection with a seriously injured 7-month-old child. Police arrested the mother of the child, 26-year-old Jasmine Mendez on Friday. 

Saturday morning, Mendez' ex-boyfriend, 26-year-old Frank Redd was taken into custody. He's charged with Endangering the Welfare Of a Child, 2nd-degree Assault, and Reckless Assault. 

Mendez allegedly allowed her son to stay in the care of Redd on numerous occasions. Officials say Redd has no permanent address. 

Her son is in critical condition at Oishei Children's Hospital with injuries to his brain. 

Buffalo Police continue to investigate the incident.