Stanford man indicted in assault of 6-week-old girl

A Stanford man has been indicted on a charge of first-degree assault related to the abuse of a six-week-old girl in August, Kentucky State Police said Wednesday.

Lucas Vinyard, 29, was being held Tuesday in the Lincoln County jail after he was indicted by a grand jury, state police said.

The infant girl was admitted in August to a Stanford hospital with "injuries consistent with child abuse," according to a state police news release at the time.