Man arrested in girl's beating

September 2, 2009 3:02:14 PM PDT
Police in the south suburbs have arrested a man wanted in connection with the beating of a young girl.Forty-year-old Booker Terry was taken into custody following an investigation by Beecher police and the Will County Crime Task Force.

Terry is charged with aggravated battery of a child.

He's accused of severely beating a 9-year-old-girl who suffered critical head injuries. The beating happened at the girl's home in Beecher on August 14th. She remains hospitalized.

Terry is being held on $2 million bond.