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31-year-old man jailed on injury to child charges

Mark Anthony Hernandez
Latitude Apartment baby
Posted at 5:06 PM, May 10, 2021

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A 31-year-old man is in custody after he was arrested in connection with an incident where a 1-year-old infant was found unconscious Monday at the Latitude Apartments.

Mark Anthony Hernandez is in Nueces County Jail under bonds has a bond totaling $30,000 on an injury to a child charge.

Police said a 1-year-old infant was found unconscious and taken to a local hospital after paramedics performed CPR to help resuscitate her.

Hernandez was identified by police as the boyfriend of the child's mother.

He told police the girl was hurt when she feel off a bed. Officers say the bed he referred to was a mattress on the floor with no box springs.

The child lost pulse, but paramedics were able to perform CPR to revive her.

Police were called to the apartments in the 6400 block of Weber Road near Saratoga just after 3 p.m Monday.

The baby's current condition is unknown.

Police say there was another child at the apartment at the time of the incident.