Mother's boyfriend charged with critically injuring Brownwood infant


    Evan Travis Williford (Brown County Jail)

    The boyfriend of a Brownwood woman is accused of critically injuring an infant.

    Evan Travis Williford, 21, is charged with injury to a child.

    About 6 p.m. Tuesday, police responded to an apartment in the 300 block of Bluffview Drive for a medical emergency involving a child.

    A 7-month-old boy was transported to Brownwood Regional Medical Center and later flown to Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.

    He remains listed in critical condition.

    Details of how the baby was injured have not been released.

    Williford was initially charged with possession of marijuana in a drug free zone.

    The Brownwood Police Department encourages parents and caretakers to be aware of community support programs which are available.

    Behavioral health services related to parenting issues, new parent skills, anger management, stress management, depression, anxiety and substance abuse are available from the Center for Life Resources.

    There is a 24-hour hotline available for assistance. That number is 1-800-458-7788.

    AccelHealth also provides behavioral health services related to parenting issues and skills. They can be reached at 325-643-5167.

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