A 4-year-old girl from Shelbyville was hospitalized after her mother's boyfriend allegedly burned the bottom of her foot by forcibly holding it to a hot cooking stove.
The boyfriend, Juan Carlos Queriapa, 25, was arrested Monday morning and lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center, state police said. He is charged with first-degree assault.
The Shelby County Health Department reported the situation. While investigating, state police found other injuries.
The girl and her mother were not identified.
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State police said additional charges are pending.