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Fayette County man charged with critically injuring child

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Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, 6:27 p.m.

State police charged a Fayette County man with critically injuring his girlfriend's young son.

Raymond Allen Matteson, 35, of Smithfield is in the Fayette County Prison in lieu of a $250,000 cash bond.

Investigators say the assault on the 20-month-old boy resulted in an injured liver and bruising on the brain. The child was taken to Children's Hospital in Lawrenceville in critical condition, according to police. The incident occurred about 6:15 p.m. Friday.

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