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A Batavia man is facing felony charges for allegedly assaulting an 8-month-old baby.

24-year-old Randy Johnson of Walnut Street has is accused of causing brain injuries in the child. He pleaded not guilty in Batavia City Court yesterday to three counts of Reckless Assault of a Child and was released.

The investigation began after the child was taken to Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Buffalo and treated for seizures.  

Police say the injuries do not appear to be permanent.

The child has been released from the hospital and is currently in the custody and care of Genesee County Child Protective Services.

Johnson is scheduled to return to Batavia City Court on Oct. 25.

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