Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Crimes Against Children Unit
Ryan Nathaniel Anderson (Arrested)
Address: 9423 Seminole Blvd, Seminole
Arrested for one-count Aggravated Child Abuse.
The victim is a 6-month-old female, who was known to the suspect. Per Fl Statute 119.071(2)(h)1, no further information will be released that would tend to identify the victim.
Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a suspect for aggravated child abuse, after the child was found to have multiple fractures to the arm.
The incident occurred on May 6, 2013. The suspect was arrested the afternoon of Friday, May 10, 2013.
The crime occurred in a private residence in Seminole.
According to detectives, a Seminole man was arrested for one count of Aggravated Child abuse. On May 6, 2013, the suspect, identified as 33-year-old Ryan Nathaniel Anderson, lifted the child in a jerking manner by the arm resulting in an arm fracture. The 6-month-old victim was in the care of the suspect at the time of the incident. The injuries were discovered when the child was taken for a medical evaluation.
During an interview with detectives on Friday, May 10, 2013, Anderson admitted to the allegations.
Anderson was transported to the Pinellas County Jail without incident, where he is being held with no bond.
The investigation continues.