Man arrested on child endangering

Mug shot of Marcus Core (Montgomery County Jail Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A man is behind bars after an altercation with his family leaves a baby bruised.

Marcus Core, 28, was arrested on charges of child endangering and domestic violence.

Police were initially dispatched to 21 Knecht Street before 8:30 p.m. Saturday on a domestic violence complaint.

According to the police report, Core got into an argument with one of his family members and punched him in the face. The altercation caused the victim to lose his footing, falling down the stairs with Core’s one-year-old daughter in his arms.

Officers said the baby had bruising under her left eye.

When officers questioned Core, they said his story kept changing.

The baby’s mother took her to Dayton Children’s Hospital to be checked out. The baby is okay.

Core was booked into the Montgomery County Jail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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