Brownsville man jailed for injury to a child

Martin Hernandez // Brownsville Police Department Photo

A Brownsville man is behind bars after being arrested as part of an injury to a child investigation.

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested 49-year-old Martin Hernandez on Monday.

Investigators told Action 4 News that Hernandez is accused of a child abuse incident that happened back in March.

A Brownsville woman told police that Hernandez struck her 12-year-old child in the face.

Brownsville police obtained a warrant for Hernandez TMs arrest.

Authorities located him at a home on the 100 block of Joann Lane on Monday.

Hernandez remains in custody at the Brownsville City Jail where he TMs expected to face a judge on Tuesday morning.