Rockford man charged for beating up child, domestic battery

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Rockford man accused of child abuse was arrested last week.

Tyrone Briggs, 27, was charged with aggravated battery to a child and domestic battery.

Rockford police received a report of possible child abuse in the 300 block of Underwood Street on Friday, July 5. Police say the victim suffered from multiple injuries.

Briggs allegedly beat up a child, and police say he shared a domestic relationship with that child's mother. He was arrested on warrant on Tuesday, July 9.

Briggs is being held in Winnebago County Jail on a $30,000 bond. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty by the court of law.