Man charged with abuse of infant

A Verona man is accused of sexually abusing a 1-month-old infant girl in Madison County.

Oneida-based state police said Andrew S. Potter, 22, of 4868 Spring Road, sexually abused a 1-month-old girl in Madison County, and she was hospitalized for her injuries. Troopers said they were contacted by the Oneida Healthcare Facility about those injuries on May 12.

Following an investigation, troopers said Potter was taken into custody on May 18 on one count each of second-degree aggravated sexual abuse, a class C felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Potter was arraigned in Canastota Village Court and was sent to Madison County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. He is scheduled to reappear in court on May 24.