MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. (KDKA) — A 31-year-old Vanderbilt man is accused of abusing his girlfriend’s 12-month-old.

Officers were called to Frick Hospital Emergency Room for a suspected incident of child abuse that allegedly took place on State Route 982 in Vanderbilt.

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Investigators say the infant was in the care of Joshua Ray Huffine while the baby’s mother was at work.

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He allegedly became angry that the baby would not stop crying, so he grabbed the 12-month-old boy by the face and squeezed him, shook him and screamed for the child to stop crying.

The incident caused severe bruising on both sides of the child’s face.

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Huffine has been charged with aggravated assault., endangering the welfare of children and simple assault. His bond was set at $200,000.