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Police: Father hit child with extension cord

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Alvin Robertson (Source: LMDC) Alvin Robertson (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man has been charged with child abuse for hitting a young teen with an extension cord.

Alvin Robertson, 37, was arrested May 21. His arrest report says the assault happened May 13 when Robertson hit his 13 year old approximately 15 times about the body. Robertson believed the teen had taken property that belonged to him.

The teen suffered severe bruising and whelps to the hands, arms, legs and side and was treated at Kosair Children's Hospital for treatment.

Robertson is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on a charge of assault-child abuse.

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