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Starkville man arrested, charged with child abuse

Starkville police have arrested a man for child abuse.

Posted: May 13, 2019 7:00 PM
Updated: May 13, 2019 7:00 PM

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oktibbeha county where a man from starkville is in jail facing child abuse charges . this after a seventeen year old is sent to the hospital. wtvas nicole dantzler joins us live to tell us more about the man's past and his his charges. starkville police arrested eighteen year old leviticus bell and charged him with child abuse for assaulting a female. officers responded to the brooksville garden apartments on sunday and took the minor to the och regional medical center for an evaluation. our news partner the starkville daily news reports police obtained an arrest warrant for bell and took him into custody at a louisville street apartment complex after the assault. bell was also indicted back in january for helping a minor to runaway. he was charged with hindering prosecution and criminal assistance the indictment says bell lied to detectives which may have helped the minor to run away. bell is still in custody at the oktibbeha county jail with his bond set at $20,000. live in ackerman nicole dantzler wtva nine news.
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