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Cherokee man charged with child abuse


April 26, 2017

A Cherokee man is accused of child abuse in a case involving a 12-year-old autistic boy. Curtis Charles Crumb, 22, has been charged in Alfalfa County with child abuse by injury, a felony. The charge alleges Crumb used unreasonable force on the boy by biting him on his right rear shoulder area causing a large half-moon shaped purplish colored bruise. This crime is punishable by imprisonment for not more than life, or by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $5,000, or both such fine and imprisonment.

According to court records, on April 16 about 4:55 p.m. Cherokee Assistant Police Chief...

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