Lee Tandy jailed for injuring baby boy in Worthing

  • 23 May 2013
  • From the section Sussex
Lee Tandy
Image caption Lee Tandy was jailed for five and a half years

A man has been jailed over an attack on a baby boy who suffered bleeding on the brain and a fractured rib.

Lee Tandy, 35, of Mardale Road, Worthing, West Sussex, was found guilty of two counts of GBH and also child cruelty.

The three-month-old baby was admitted to hospital in May 2011 with several injuries.

The judge at Chichester Crown Court sentenced Tandy to five-and-a-half years in prison.

Sussex Police said the baby had also been admitted to hospital twice before.

Det Con Keith Fifield said: "This was a good result after what has been a long and complex investigation.

"Tandy inflicted grievous injuries on the baby, who was just a few months old at the time."

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