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A woman was arrested by Coon Rapids Police Wednesday afternoon for the alleged physical assault of an infant, KARE-TV reported.

The 29-year-old Coon Rapids woman had been babysitting the child and was a friend of the victim's family, the Star Tribune reported.

Police were called to the 106th block of Grouse Street NW at about 1:30 p.m., the Star Tribune reported.

The baby was taken to Mercy Hospital and later to St. Paul Children's Hospital, KARE-TV reported. The child was listed in critical condition.

The sitter was booked in the Anoka County Jail pending charges, KARE-TV reported. Authorities said she admitted to shaking and throwing the baby, according the Star Tribune.

LOCAL: Coon Rapids senior gets perfect ACT, SAT scores

A Coon Rapids High School senior earned perfect scores on the both the ACT and SAT after taking each only once, the Star Tribune reported.

Joel Knighton, 18, is one of 24 Minnesota high school seniors to post top ACT scores. He is one of five to earn a perfect score on the SAT in Minnesota, the Star Tribune reported.

No student in the Anoka-Hennepin School District has earned perfect scores on both college aptitude tests, KSAX-TV reported.

Less than one-tenth of 1 percent of all ACT takers earned perfect scores this year, KSAX-TV reported.

"He doesn't want to tell anybody," Tracy Knighton said of her son's modesty, according the Star Tribune.

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