Dodge City babysitter arrested after 4-year-old hospitalized with skull fracture

Dodge City police arrested 28-year-old Brianna Edwards in connection after a 4-year-old she had...
Dodge City police arrested 28-year-old Brianna Edwards in connection after a 4-year-old she had been babysitting was found with a skull fracture.(Dodge City Police Department)
Published: Dec. 1, 2022 at 3:52 PM CST
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DODGE CITY, Kan. (KWCH) - The Dodge City Police Department arrested a 28-year-old woman in connection to a 4-year-old who suffered a skull fracture.

On Nov. 18, officers were dispatched to St. Catherine’s Hospital for the injured child. They learned that the child received the injuries while with her babysitter. Police later identified the babysitter as Brianna Edwards, of Dodge City.

Officers continued the investigation and later applied for an arrest warrant for Edwards. On Nov. 30, Judge Andy Stein issued said arrest warrant for Edwards with a $7,500 cash or surety bond.

Police located and arrested Edwards without further incident. She was booked into the Ford County Jail on charges of aggravated battery and aggravated child endangerment.