Police: Man assaulted woman, infant


A Lancaster County man is accused of assaulting a woman and an 8-month-old child.

Eduardo Cruz Jr., 31, of Lititz, punched the woman in the face while she was holding the infant and also struck the child in the process, Northern Lancaster County Regional police said.

The woman and infant were treated at Lancaster General Hospital for their injuries. The infant was later transferred to another hospital for treatment of head trauma, police said.

Cruz is charged with two counts of simple assault and endangering the welfare of children. He was placed in Lancaster County Prison on $50,000 bail.

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