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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A Lewiston man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter.

Police say 29-year-old Kareem Johnson was charged with felony assault on Thursday after taking care of the girl at his girlfriend's Waterville apartment while the mother was out of town. When the mother returned, she noticed bruises on the infant's legs, thighs and buttocks and called police.

Officials told theSun Journalof Lewiston that the toddler was taken to Maine General Medical Center and is expected to make full recovery.

Johnson was being held at the Kennebec County Jail.

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