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Child Abuse arrest made in Raleigh County

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Tommy Vance, Jr. arrested on child abuse charges out of Raleigh County. Tommy Vance, Jr. arrested on child abuse charges out of Raleigh County.

 Deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office are investigating a case of child abuse that happened in the Stanaford area.  Tommy Vance, Jr., 36 was arrested on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.  He is charged with child abuse resulting in serious injury.

Details on what exactly Vance did has not been released.  The victim, who is a three-year-old boy, lives in the same place as Vance.  The boy is being treated in the intensive care unit at a Charleston hospital.  Vance is in the Southern Regional Jail.

The investigation is still open.

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