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Man charged with abuse after spanking child

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Travis L. Dickerson, Sr. (Source: LMDC) Travis L. Dickerson, Sr. (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man has been charged with criminal abuse after he admitted to spanking a 9-year-old child with a belt.

An arrest warrant states that on June 10, Travis L. Dickerson, Sr., 34, spanked the child on both legs and back. Police say the spanking left visible injuries.

The report says Dickerson is related to the child.

Dickerson was arrested at 1:45 a.m. on July 16 and charged with criminal abuse, third degree.

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