Herndon AssaultHERNDON, Ky. (8/15/18) — A 2-month-old child that was severely injured due to alleged, consistent abuse is currently listed in stable condition, Kentucky State Police Post 2 reported today.

The parents face assault charges in connection to the baby’s injuries.

At approximately 10:34 p.m. Sunday, KSP responded to the complaint in Christian County. The child was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, and then later flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt University Children's Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee due to the severity of injuries.

KSP Spokesman Trooper Rob Austin reported detectives met with the Vanderbilt CARE Committee in reference to the investigation. As a result, Cassandra Hansley, 23 of Herndon was charged with first-degree assault.

Cody Hansley, 24, of Herndon was charged with complicity to first-degree assault. Both were taken to Christian County Jail, where they were each listed as being held today on $25,000 cash bond.

Detective Brandon McPherson is continuing the investigation.

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