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Springwater man charged with throwing 22-week-old son against wall

SPRINGWATER, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Springwater man was arrested on Wednesday after deputies say he assaulted his 22-week-old son.

Matthew Sackett, 22, was charged with assault 1st and reckless assault of a child, both felony charges.

Court paperwork states Sackett threw the boy against a wall in the apartment, causing multiple skull fractures and multiple broken ribs.

The boy is currently being at Strong Hospital and is listed in satisfactory condition as of Friday afternoon.

Caseworkers with Child Protective Services (CPS) at the Livingston County Department of Social Services did assist with the investigation and continue to remain active in this case.

Sackett was later arraigned in Springwater Town Court and is currently being held at the Livingston County Jail on $75,000 cash or $150,000 bond.

13WHAM will update this story as more information becomes available.

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