A Lowell man arrested on charges of assault and battery on a child faced a judge on Tuesday.
Pedro Santiago, 27, is accused of shaking his 3-month-old son and causing serious injury at his West Third Street home on Nov. 30.
Lowell Police responded to a 911 call at Santiago's home for a report of an infant having trouble breathing. The infant was transported to Lowell General Hospital before being flown to Boston Children's Hospital, where he remains hospitalized as of Wednesday.
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Santiago was arrested by Lowell Police on Monday.
A judge set bail at $500 cash and ordered Santiago to comply with a service plan set forth by the Department of Children and Families; he must stay away from his children and will be placed on GPS monitoring. He's set to reappear in court on Jan. 10.