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Man charged with assaulting toddler

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Ricky Horton (Source: Hart County Jail) Ricky Horton (Source: Hart County Jail)

HART COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A 2-year-old child is reportedly in critical condition, and a 33-year-old man is jailed on assault charges.

The Kentucky State Police post in Bowling Green, Ky., received information Sunday of a possible assault.

The toddler was rushed to Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville with injuries police said were consistent with child abuse. This child was listed in critical condition, police said Monday morning.

Ricky Horton, 33, is charged with first-degree assault and is locked up in the Hart County Jail as police continue to investigate.

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