Boone County Sheriff Danny Hickman reported that his office had made two arrests based on a response to a report of an injured child on Friday, May 20.
According to a report filed by Investigator Ryan Watson, Tyler Hensley, age 29, injured the child after it refused to be quiet. The child, a two year old male, was transported to the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center for treatment to his injuries. The mother of the child, Stephanie Scott, 23, was also charged in the incident. The child was treated and returned to the safety of his natural father.
Both Hensley and Scott were being held at the Boone County Jail on $100,000.00 bond each. Sheriff Hickman said no further arrests are anticipated, but the investigation is continuing.