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December 30, 2012

New England News in Brief

NH man charged with assaulting infant

RAYMOND — Police in Raymond, N.H., say a 26-year-old man is facing charges of assaulting an infant less than a year old.

Police say they received reports that an infant about 2 months old had received injuries in recent weeks. An examination of the baby at the Exeter Hospital showed that the child had suffered multiple fractures.

The baby is not being identified, but police say the child was injured in a Raymond residence over the past several weeks.

Cavan G. Moore of Raymond faces three counts second degree assault on a victim less than a year old. He’s being held on $25,000 cash bail pending an arraignment in the Candia Circuit Court.

20 vehicles crash on I-93 in NH; 5 injured

NEW HAMPTON — Authorities in New Hampshire say 20 vehicles crashed in a chain-reaction accident during heavy snowfall on Interstate 93.

New Hampshire Department of Transportation spokesman Bill Boynton says the crash happened near Exit 22 early Saturday afternoon. Boynton says the pileup left five people injured, but none of the injuries was life-threatening. Rescue workers took all five to hospitals.

It was snowing heavily at the time in the area at the time of the crash.

The accident temporarily forced the closing of I-93, but the highway’s now been reopened.

Twelve vehicles were involved in the initial crash, before four more vehicles then became involved. Boynton says an additional four vehicles veered off the road to avoid the pileup.

Man charged with slashing woman’s throat

ROCHESTER — Rochester, N.H., police say a man is facing charges of slashing of his girlfriend’s throat with a kitchen knife.

Police tell WMUR-TV that the 38-year-old victim woman, who was not identified, ran into the Rochester police station bleeding from her neck Friday afternoon. She told officers that her boyfriend, 40-year-old Nathan Fisher, had cut her throat during an argument at their apartment.

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