(02/28/12) - A 26-year-old Genesee County man accused in the beating of an infant has been formally charged.
Bradley Cottier faces a count of first degree child abuse, a felony that carries up to a 15 year sentence if he's convicted.
Investigators say it happened at the Mt. Morris Township home shared by Cottier and the child's mother.
He is not the baby's father.
Police say the baby has numerous bruises and fractures.
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