Man accused of abusing child due in court

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A man accused of abusing a little girl he was babysitting will be back in court Friday.

A judge will decide if there is enough evidence to send Manuel Hernandez to trial.

The 25-year-old is charged with first degree child abuse.

The mother of 10-week old baby Isabella says Hernandez was watching the child while she was at work on June 25th.

She says he admitted slamming the baby on the ground because she was crying.

Isabella is in critical condition using a feeding tube.