A Shelbyville man has been arrested for assaulting his girlfriend's young daughter, police said.
Kentucky State Police arrested Juan Carlos Queriapa, 25, of Seven Mile Road, after they said he held the four-year-old's foot to a hot cooking stove.
The girl's injuries were so severe, she had to be hospitalized.
Queriapa is charged with first degree assault. He is lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center on a $75,000 bond.