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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-414

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 25, 2017
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    Man Arrested For Aggravated Child Abuse

    The infant suffered fractures to both legs, arm and two ribs.
    • Tuesday
    • August 22, 2017
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County


    Antonio Enrique Cordero

    DOB: 5/04/1996

    Charges: Aggravated Child Abuse (4 Counts)


    On August 22, 2017 at approximately 10 pm, a 4-week-old female infant was brought into the emergency room of Florida Hospital with a swollen foot/ankle and a fever. During a thorough medical exam, doctors discovered the infants leg to be fractured, along with other multiple bone fractures to both legs, arm and two ribs in various stages of healing.

    During the investigation, detectives learned that Cordero knew of the child and had regular contact with her. HCSO Child Protection Division is assisting in the investigation and has placed the child with a responsible adult. During interviews with Detectives, Cordero admitted to the offenses.

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