Derek Lee Adams, 24, was arrested Wednesday at a Pinellas Park home, after, detectives say, he injured both legs of a 6-month-old baby girl while changing her diaper.
Detectives said Adams became frustrated August 15 while changing the girl's diaper. He squeezed the girl's legs with excessive pressure, causing fractures below both knees.
The victim was in the care of the suspect at the time. The injuries were discovered when the mother took the child to the hospital due to her being fussy.
During an interview with detectives Wednesday, Adams admitted to the allegations.
He was charged with aggravated child abuse.