A Nicholasville man was charged Sunday with first-degree assault after he allegedly injured his 11-week-old son, police said.
Eric D. Arthur, 25, caused serious physical injury to the boy by picking him up and shaking him, Nicholasville police said.
Police went to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital to investigate a suspicious head injury to the boy. Arthur was arrested as a result of the investigation.
Arthur was being held in the Jessamine County Detention Center on a $10,000 cash bond, according to the jail Web site.