Indiana Toddler on Life Support After Alleged Assault by Babysitter

Indiana Toddler on Life Support After Alleged Babysitter Assault

Three-year-old Noah Brown is in critical condition at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis, fighting for his life after a disturbing incident involving his 12-year-old babysitter.

The attack, which took place on November 29, has left Noah on life support, sedated due to severe head injuries, and battling the aftermath of the violent assault.

Arrest and Charges for 12-Year-Old Babysitter

Following the incident, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department took swift action, arresting the 12-year-old babysitter and charging him with aggravated assault, personal weapons, and four counts of battery. The nature of the charges reflects the severity of the alleged assault on young Noah.

Grandmother Claims Anger Issues Sparked Attack

Noah’s grandmother, Candy King, asserted that the babysitter has anger issues and lashed out at Noah when he started crying.

According to King, the babysitter beat Noah with a belt, threw him towards a bed, causing his head to hit the bed frame, and then rammed his head into a nearby wall. The horrifying sequence of events left Noah sedated, with multiple seizures reported.

Mother Describes Intensity of Injuries

Michelle Lane, Noah’s mother, shared the devastating impact of the assault on her son. Due to the intensity of his injuries, part of Noah’s skull had to be removed, and he is currently on life support. The medical team is cautiously managing his condition, keeping him sedated to prevent agitation.

Road to Recovery Amidst COVID Battle

Noah, already facing a challenging battle against COVID, now has a long road to recovery. While it remains uncertain what his quality of life will be, his family remains hopeful.

Despite the trauma, Noah was described as a happy and lively child before the attack, known for brightening up the day of those around him.

Advocacy for Change

In response to the tragic incident, Noah’s mother, Michelle Lane, is advocating for change. She has initiated an online petition calling for a new law in Indiana, proposing a minimum babysitting age of 16. The family hopes to raise awareness and prevent such traumatic events from happening to other children.

Seeking Answers and Accountability has reached out to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department for comment as investigations into the incident continue.

The family, devastated by the alleged assault on Noah, seeks answers and accountability for the disturbing events that unfolded on that fateful day.

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