Bloomfield man indicted on criminal abuse charges

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A Bloomfield man was recently indicted on criminal abuse charges after allegedly injuring an infant.

According to a criminal complaint summons, officers were notified by child services that an infant had been injured. Upon investigating, officers reportedly received medical reports and social services reports alleging that Lee Richardson, 39, admitted to smacking, head butting and shaking the child.

According to the indictment, Richardson was indicted on three counts criminal abuse in the first degree, with the offenses occurring between March 1 and May 25.

Bail was set at $50,000 cash plus conditions and his arraignment is set for Sept. 17.