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      4 month-old injured in child abuse case

      Christopher Gerthoffer

      A Gouverneur man is arrested after abusing a 4-month old child.

      State police went to Gouverneur Hospital on Sunday after getting a report about child abuse that happened earlier in the day at a house on South Street.

      29 year-old Christopher Gerthoffer is charged with felony assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Police say he caused injuries to a 4 month-old child.

      Gerthoffer was arraigned in the Town of Gouverneur Court and remanded to St. Lawrence County Jail. He is set appear in court again on Wednesday.