Caregiver accused of abusing 5-month-old infant in Gastonia

Gastonia Police Department 

A man has been arrested after Gastonia police say he abused a 5-month-old infant that was in his care. 

Juan Muniz Jr., 43, is charged with two counts of felony child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury after an infant required medical attention from an incident that was reported to police on Nov. 14. 

At the time of injury, Muniz was serving as caregiver to the child, police said. 

This case remains open and ongoing.