City Man Accused Of Striking Three-Year-Old Girl In Head

JAMESTOWN – A city man is accused of striking a three-year-old girl in the head while caring for her Tuesday morning at 196 Clyde Ave., according to the Jamestown Police Department.
Joshua T. Berg, 28, was charged with second degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Jamestown Police said they originally obtained a search warrant for the residence based on the alleged assault, and that officers and other emergency personnel discovered a very strong odor of marijuana inside.
The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected. The child was transported to UMPC Chautauqua WCA Hospital before being transferred to Buffalo Childrens for emergency surgery for a reported head injury.