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Solider arrested on child abuse charge

Posted March 5, 2009

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— A Fort Bragg soldier was arrested on Thursday for felony child abuse, Fayetteville Police said.

Luis Ruben RodriguezValle, 38, of the 800 block of Cherry Laurel Drive, was released on $10,000 bond, according to Theresa Chance, a police spokeswoman.

According to the warrant for his arrest, RodriguezValle shook his infant son hard enough on Feb. 7 to cause bleeding and bruising in his brain and behind his eyes. The child is 27 days old.

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  • tnt4kps Mar 5, 2009

    There are no words that come to me right now. I pray this is NOT true and there is some other explanation but my gut tells me different. Praying for all involved.

  • Adelinthe Mar 5, 2009

    What a beast!!!

    In this enlightened era, do folks not realize that babies and young children cry - sometimes for hours at a time???

    Praying the child does well, and praying they throw the book at this beast.

    God bless.

    RB