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Deputies: Child hospitalized with head trauma, NC man arrested

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Joshua Yarbrough (Source: Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office) Joshua Yarbrough (Source: Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office)
HENDERSONVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

An East Flat Rock man is accused of assaulting a 3-year-old, sending the child to the hospital with severe head trauma, according to deputies.

Henderson County Chief Deputy Frank Stout said the child was airlifted to Mission Hospital on Monday.

After their investigation, Stout said deputies determined Joshua Erik Yarbrough, 27, assaulted the child and arrested him on the charge of felony child abuse - inflicting serious bodily injury.

According to his arrest warrant, Yarbrough was caring for the child at the time of the injury and is the boyfriend of the mother.

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