Kennewick man suspected of assaulting a child arrested

A 31-year-old Kennewick man is being held at the Benton County Correction Center on charges of assaulting a 4-year-old boy.

Police say Geovani Nevajas Ledezma is the boyfriend of the child's mother and was allegedly watching the child when the injuries occurred on Monday at a home located on the 1100 block of West 10th Avenue.

The victim was treated at Lourdes Medical Center for two broken bones in his leg.  Child Protection Services was also contacted due to the nature of the injury.

Kennewick Police was contacted and as a result Ledezma was arrested.