NC man charged with abusing 8-week-old baby, deputies say

North Carolina news

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. – The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has charged a
Kernersville man with child abuse of an eight-week-old infant, according to a FCSO news release.

Deputies were told about potential child abuse, and a person was accused of physically assaulting and shaking an eight-week-old infant.

Evidence confirmed that the assaults caused physical injuries to the infant.

Douglas Bryce Guynes, 24, of Kernersville, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • one count of felony negligent child abuse causing serious physical injury
  • one count of misdemeanor child abuse
  • one count of misdemeanor contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile

Guynes is currently confined to the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center with a bond secured in the amount of $20,000.

His preliminary court date is set for March 25.

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