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Decatur man arrested for child abuse

A report from a local school triggered the investigation which ended in his arrest.

Posted: May. 21, 2018 8:38 AM

Decatur Police announced the arrest of Aaron Bankhead for abuse of a relative younger than 15. He's held in the Morgan County Jail on a $5,000 bond on a charge of Class C felony child abuse.

Police responded to the report of an injured child at a Decatur school which lead to an investigation that identified Bankhead as a suspect.

Bankhead was arrested at his home after a meeting with police.

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