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Shippensburg police arrest man for abuse of a 16-month-old child

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SHIPPENSBURG, Pa- Police in Shippensburg  have arrested a man wanted for abusing a 16-month-old child.

Christopher C. Skaggs, 27, was taken into custody Tuesday after almost two months on the run.

Skaggs is charged with aggravated assault following an investigation that began in August. Police said the child had physical marks as a result of the abuse.

Judge Anthony Adams ordered Skaggs to Cumberland County Prison on $100,000 bail.