Officers filed a report for aggravated battery and abuse of a child in Manhattan on July 15, 2021, around 10:14 a.m. Officers listed a 20-year-old as the suspect when it was reported he abused an infant. The infant was transported to Via Christi in stable condition for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Gerald William Hartman III, 20, of Manhattan was arrested in connection for abuse of a child and aggravated battery. Hartman is confined in the Riley County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.
Officers filed a report for aggravated assault and criminal damage to property in the 700 block of Allen Rd. in Manhattan on July 15, 2021, around 2:12 p.m. Officers listed 27- and 32-year-old females as the victims when it was reported a 23-year-old male suspect threatened one of the victims with a gun and flattened two of the other victim’s car tires with a knife. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $250.
Officers filed a report for aggravated domestic battery in Manhattan on July 15, 2021, around 4:48 p.m. Officers listed a 58-year-old female as the victim when it was reported a 27-year-old male suspect choked her.dailycitationmedia_7-16-21