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Raleigh couple accused of child abuse

Posted November 5, 2009 10:41 p.m. EST
Updated November 5, 2009 11:54 p.m. EST

— A Raleigh couple is accused of abusing their 4-month old baby.

Yesenia Hernandez Montano, 17, and Carlos Gonzalez Villegas, 23, both of 4612-B Brockton Drive, are charged in the incident.

Montano is accused of severely shaking the boy. Villegas is charged as an accessory after the fact for not seeking medical attention for the baby.

According to the arrest warrant, the abuse caused the child's head to swell, and his eyes to roll back in his head.

The alleged abuse occurred in October, according arrest warrant.

Montano and Villegas are due in court on Friday.

A family member told WRAL News the baby is at Duke Hospital.