Mankato Public Safety makes arrest in a child abuse incident.

On February 10, Public Safety responded to an incident involving a 16-month-old child at the local hospital. Further investigation found that injuries were caused by the child’s mother, 27-year-old Chelsea Rae Olinger of Mankato.

Olinger was arrested today (February 13) at a hospital in Rochester and is being held in the local jail. The charge being requested at this time is first-degree assault.