Illinois Man Arrested in Webster County, Accused of Assaulting Child

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WEBSTER COUNTY, Iowa  --  An Illinois man is behind bars in Webster County after being accused of physically and sexually assaulting a child.

Dewayne McGhee is charged with first and second degree sexual abuse, as well as child endangerment causing bodily harm.

The 21-year-old was taken into custody after a young child was taken to the Fort Dodge hospital. Court documents say the child was covered in bruises and had a broken leg.

McGhee is being held on a $300,000 cash only bond.