Man, woman charged in number of sex, battery offenses

Child Abuse Case Arrests

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A man and woman are facing a number of sex and battery offenses against a 3-year-old victim, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

Gregory Parker was charged with aggravated child molestation, rape, aggravated sodomy, aggravated battery, battery and first degree cruelty to children.

Crystal Brooks, 19, was also arrested and charged with aggravated battery, battery, first degree cruelty to children and giving a false statement.

The victim is on a ventilator at an Atlanta hospital.

An investigation found the victim had been severely beaten and sexually assaulted, according to APD.

The victim had injuries to her genital area, ribs, swollen hands and unknown trauma to her head, APD said.

On May 13, the police were called to the victim’s home to an unknown problem. The victim was unresponsive and taken to the hospital, according to APD.

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Albany police said this case remains active and under investigation.

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