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Two Arrested After Police Say Child Was Abused


Police in London say a two year old was abused by her mother's boyfriend, but they say the mother is in trouble too.

Police say 21 year old Daniel Barrett caused some kind of carpet burn on the child's head. Both he and the mother, 23 year old Vanessa Cox, were arrested after police say Cox didn't help the child. Police say the child was found with head injuries and bruises all over her body.

"And it's no telling how long of a time period the injuries were occurring. I would venture to guess this had been an on going incident," said Trooper Don Trosper with the Kentucky State Police.

If found guilty, Cox and Barrett could face five to ten years in prison.


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