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Man charged after belt marks found on child's face

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Coston was arrested and charged with child abuse, a Class-C felony. Coston was arrested and charged with child abuse, a Class-C felony.
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

A Decatur man faces felony child abusecharges after investigators found marks from a belt on a 3-year-old child'sface.

32-year-old Kaimeon Coston is the boyfriendof the child's mother. He was arrested and charged with child abuse, a Class-Cfelony.

Investigators were called to check on thewelfare of the child and found he had belt marks on the face and neck. Officersand DHR officials learned during the investigation that Coston whipped thechild with a belt; they said the whipping went beyond the form of punishment ordiscipline outlined in the Alabama Criminal Code.

Coston was taken to the Morgan County Jail inlieu of $2,500 bond.

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