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Warm Springs Man Charged in Baby Assault

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A Warm Springs man was arraigned Monday in federal court on an assault charge, accused of squeezing his 5-week-old child so hard, it caused fractured ribs and a lacerated liver, prosecutors said. Monty Tewee, 20, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Papak on one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury. A federal grand jury returned a single-count indictment against Tewee on Oct. 26.