Odessa Man Charged with Injury to Child

Odessa Man Charged with Injury to Child

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa man is behind bars after being accused of injuring his own child.

On Thursday, September 3, police responded to O.R.M.C. regarding an injured child.

X-rays showed the child had a broken arm.

The mother claimed she had dropped the child in the bath, but the doctor told police excessive force had been applied to the arm.

In the report, a witness told police the victim's father, Ruben Mancha, had broken the child's arm. A warrant was put out for Mancha's arrest.

He was arrested on Tuesday night, September 8, in the 1100 block of Fitch Avenue.

Mancha faces injury to a child charges.