Over a week ago Linton Police arrested 29 year old Michael Sean Liechty and 19 year old Bonnie Irvin on charges of child abuse.
Now authorities have made another arrest in connection to the case.
26 year old Brandon Lee Stringer, of Linton is now facing charges of abusing the same child.
Police say that Stringer admitted to whipping the child.
Stringer is reported to be a friend of Liechty and he is now being held on a $50,000 cash-only bond.