Caregiver arrested following baby’s injury out on bond

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Shantel Johnson, 22 (via CCPD)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A woman arrested by Chatham County detectives after a baby in her care was injured is out on bond.

According to the Chatham County Police Department, 22-year-old Shantel Johnson was taken into custody on November 22, 2019, and charged with cruelty to children in the first degree, aggravated assault and aggravated battery.

Police say Johnson was the caregiver of a baby who was injured and hospitalized. The baby was later released from the hospital.

Johnson made bail and was discharged this week. Her next scheduled court date is on May 26.

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