Scott County man facing battery charges

Frank Ashby; photo courtesy of Indiana State Police

A Scott County man was arrested on charges related to child battery. Sgt. Jerry Goodin, spokesman for the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg, says that 45-year-old Frank Ashby, of Scottsburg, was arrested Tuesday night after the Department of Child Services reported a case of battery.

Goodin says that Ashby is facing a preliminary charge of Battery to a Child under the Age of 14, a Felony. He was booked in the Scott County Jail awaiting his first court appearance.