Henderson Child Abuse Court Date 04 Apr 13

A Henderson man accused of physically abusing his girlfriend’s 15-month-old daughter is scheduled to be in court for an Omnibus Hearing today (THU). 24-year-old Bryan Christopher Delbridge has been charged with felony 3rd-degree assault, domestic assault, and malicious punishment of a child after taking care of his girlfriend’s 2 children while she was at work. The toddler reportedly suffered numerous injuries, including multiple bumps and bruises on her face and head. Delbridge had told authorities at first that the girl was hit by a door, but later reportedly admitted to getting frustrated with the child and striking her several times. He claims to have several mental health issues, but also has prior assault and harassment convictions. He remains in custody in the Sibley County Jail, and faces up to 5 years in prison.