Pineville Man Arrested For Child Abuse - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Pineville Man Arrested For Child Abuse

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PINEVILLE, La. - A Pineville man is accused of beating a child until there were bruises.

RPSO says they were called to the 800 block of Williams Lake Road where Jacob Fontenot, 28, was accused of beating a child with a belt and then taking a car without permission.

Investigators say the beating left bruises on the child's lower back. Fontenot was arrested a short time later and charged with cruelty to a juvenile.

Get the latest update at 5 and 6 on News Channel 5/CBS 2. 

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