Posted Saturday, April 5th 2014 @ 5pm by Jim Forsyth
A 21 year old man is in custody after police found a four year old girl brutally beaten, 1200 WOAI news reports.
Ray Garcia is charged with Injury to a Child, Serious Bodily Injury, a felony.
Police say a witness who visited the girl's northeast side home saw the girl with head trauma, facial fractures, a fractured clavicle and pelvis, a broken finger, various lacerations, and abrasions all over her little body.
Detectives said the injuries were 'life threatening' and they praised the witness for speaking out.
Police and Child Protective Services says the child has been taken for treatment.
"The child's life was undoubtedly saved by this concerned citizen and excellent teamwork on the part of first responders and medical staff," police said in a statement.