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Update - Arrest Made in Injured Child Investigation

For Immediate Release: Monday, November 5, 2012

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Family Crimes Division have been investigating an injured child case.

Late in October, detectives charged the father of a 4-year-old boy who left his son unattended on October 11 in the 8800 block of Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring.  The child fell from the 9th floor apartment window and received life-threatening injuries.

The father, Christopher Keith Harley, age 30, of the 4000 block of 23rd Parkway in Temple Hills, MD, was charged with child neglect and leaving a child under the age of eight unattended. On October 26, Harley was arrested and is currently out on bond awaiting a December court date.

The child remains hospitalized in serious condition.

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Release ID: 12-286
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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