Around 2:00 PM yesterday, Lafayette Police were called to a local hospital when a two year old girl showed signs that she had been abused. As they investigated further, they found that the child was in the care of 20 year old Jacob Roche who is her mother's boyfriend. Police say that the girl had been allegedly shaken.

After an interview with Roche, police arrested him  on charges of second degree cruelty to a juvenile.

The girl remains in the hospital in critical condition and the case remains under investigation.