2-Year-Old’s Broken Leg Leads to Charges Against 35-Year-Old Man

2-Year-Old’s Broken Leg Leads to Charges Against 35-Year-Old Man

13000 Cypress Street

VICTORVILLE – Four days after a two-year-old girl was taken to the hospital for a broken leg, authorities arrested a 35-year-old man in connection to the incident.

Robert Lee Montgomery, Jr., of Victorville, will appear in court on Thursday to face cruelty charges, according to law enforcement officials.

Deputies from the Victorville City Station were alerted by a county agency shortly after 5 p.m. on December 11 that the unidentified two-year-old girl had been brought to Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital with a broken femur.

According to Det. Jacob Gault, the injury was rather suspicious. He Sgt. Dana Foster took lead in the case.

While the girl was admitted into the hospital for treatment, an investigation was launched by the Victorville City Station’s Crimes Against Detail Division, part of the Specialized Investigations Division. Children and Family Services participated as well.

The investigation included numerous interviews with people in a home located on the 13000 block of Cypress Avenue in Victorville.

Shortly before 7 a.m. on December 15, detectives arrested Montgomery, who was booked into the Central Detention Center on charges of Willful Cruelty to a Child.

Pending his court appearance in Victorville Superior Court, Montgomery will be held on $100,000 bail.

There were no details about the current condition of the child or the conditions of the home, nor was it disclosed how many people were questioned.

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