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A southern Illinois teen is accused of battering a small child

Mugshot of accused child batterer Blake Street
Illinois State Police
Blake Street

A Johnson County man is accused of battering a child.

The Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation reports 18-year-old Blake Street of Goreville has been arrested for Aggravated Battery to a Child.

On November 22 at approximately 11 p.m., the Department of Children and Family Services requested ISP investigate life-threatening injuries to a one-month-old child.

On Tuesday, following a thorough investigation, Street was arrested by ISP agents, with the assistance of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department and DCFS.

If you have any information on the events that occurred, you can contact the ISP Zone 7 at 618-845-3740 Extension 281.

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