The scary rise of child abuse in Becker County
The files in Becker County District Court would bring tears to your eyes:
A 1½-year-old Waubun girl -- picked up by the hair, thrown on the bed and hit in the face. They called it malicious punishment of a child.
A Detroit Lakes boy --assaulted in a domestic abuse case -- grabbed by the arm, hit in the face, then placed in a headlock where he was choked so hard that he couldn't breath for 20-30 seconds.
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