Atlantic City Police say a naked man, who was under the influence of narcotics, was arrested Monday night after he assaulted an infant.

According to authorities, officers responded to the 1300 block of Caspian Avenue for a report of a naked man beating at the front door of an apartment building. Responding officers were alerted that the man then assaulted an infant.

Officers arrived to find 28-year-old Stephon Whitfield of Atlantic City naked, yelling, and bleeding. Cops say Whitfield had attempted to enter a man’s vehicle and steal his money, but was pushed away. He then approached a woman pushing a 9-month-old baby in a stroller and attacked the child.

The baby suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City for treatment.

Whitfield was arrested without incident and taken to a local medical center for evaluation.

Whitfield has been charged with aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of a child, and disorderly conduct. He was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

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