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1-year-old Punched in the Face by Victorville Man

VICTORVILLE, Calif: ( A 33-year-old Victorville man was arrested for inflicting injury to a spouse and child cruelty.

On August 7, 2016, Deputy Zachary Vogel, from the Victorville Police Department, responded to a call of an assault that had just occurred. Vogel made contact with the victims, a 28-year-old female and 1-year-old boy at the scene. However, the suspect, Kentron Dixon, had already fled the location.

During Vogel’s investigation, he discovered Dixon and the female victim had been engaged in an argument over a domestic issue. During the argument, the suspect bit and punched the female victim several times while she was holding her son, the one-year-old victim, in her arms. At one point during the assault the suspect punched the one-year-old victim in his face.

Both victims were treated at the scene by American Medical Response; the female victim did not desire to be transported to a hospital.

Deputy Vogel obtained information that the suspect may be staying at the home of a family member in Apple Valley. On August 9, 2016, Deputy Vogel served a search warrant at the residence on the 13500 block of Navajo Road in Apple Valley and located the suspect.

The suspect was arrested and booked for inflicting injury on a spouse or cohabitant and child cruelty. He is scheduled to appear in the Victorville Superior Court on August 11, 2016.

Kentron Dixon
Kentron Dixon

Dixon is currently being held in lieu of a $150,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in the Victorville Superior Court on August 11, 2016.

According to a previous online news article, Dixon was arrested in the city of Blythe, CA in February of 2012, for domestic violence, violation of protective order and criminal threats.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27436) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

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