A 24-year-old Allentown man has been charged with attempted homicide after he severely beat a 2-year-old girl for three months this year, causing a skull fracture and bruising to her eyes and body, according to court records. Brandon Bishop, of 2928 Fernor St., admitted to an Allentown detective that he punched and kicked the 2-year-old girl, choked her, picked her up by the hair and then dropped her onto the concrete floor and hit her over the head with a metal spoon, according to court records.
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