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Police arrest Huntsville man accused of raping baby

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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Huntsville Police arrested a man accused of raping a 4-month-old baby.

Anthony Dean Blackwell, 24 of Huntsville, was booked into the Metro Jail early Friday morning. Police have not said how or where Blackwell was found.

He was wanted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Pulaski Police Department on one count of rape of a child. Investigators said Blackwell is accused of raping the child while he was babysitting on June 9th.

When the infant's mother returned home, she noticed signs of trauma later determined to be injuries suffered from sexual abuse. The victim underwent surgery to repair the injuries.

Read more from our NBC affiliate WAFF.

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