Father accused of filming child abuse arrested - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Father accused of filming child abuse arrested

(Source: SCSO) (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A man wanted for aggravated child abuse was arrested Monday.

According to police, United States Marshals took Christian Banks into custody.

Banks is accused of filming a video depicting child abuse.

In the shocking video, a woman throws and kicks a 19-day-old baby. Police said a family member reported the abuse.

Investigators said Banks recorded the abuse for 12 minutes before intervening.

Banks has previous arrests for burglary and driving under the influence. He is being held on a $250,000 bond. The woman seen abusing the child in the video has been institutionalized.

The child suffered a skull fracture, but has since been released from the hospital and is now with family.

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