4-year-old hurt, father's girlfriend faces charges - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

4-year-old hurt, father's girlfriend faces charges

Michael Reece (Source: Facebook) Michael Reece (Source: Facebook)
Crystal Anderson (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office) Crystal Anderson (Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office)

A 4-year-old little boy is in the hospital, his father's girlfriend faces charges for allegedly putting him there.

Michael Reece was injured at a house on Cleveland's west side.

A source close to the investigation tells our Scott Taylor the boy was visiting his father when he suffered a massive head injury.

"I know he suffered severe head injuries. They had to do emergency surgery on him when he got to the hospital," the source says.

Reece was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center.

His father's girlfriend, Crystal Anderson was arrested and charged with felonious assault and child endangerment.

Court records show Anderson lives at the house where the little boy was injured. She bailed herself out of jail two days ago.

Anderson pleaded not guilty at her arraignment in court.

Our source says, "The family is in a lot of agony. We all hope and pray little Mikey pulls through."

We spoke with Michael's mother. She says he is doing better.

19 Action News tried to reach Crystal Anderson but was unsuccessful.

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