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Warrant: Garner man fractured toddler's skull

Posted November 7, 2017 11:59 a.m. EST

Christopher Michael Rickerson

— A Garner man was charged with fracturing a toddler's skull and leaving the child unconscious, according to arrest warrants obtained by WRAL News.

Christopher Michael Rickerson, 22, was charged with intentional child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury, according to the warrants. He was placed in jail under a $500,000 bond.

The warrant from the Wake County Sheriff's Office said Rickerson fractured the 2-year-old child's skull, caused brain injuries and retinal hemmorages that left the child unconscious and unresponsive.

The alleged incident happened on Oct. 24 or Oct. 25, according to the warrant.