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.