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Henderson Man Charged with Child Abuse

Posted September 27, 1996 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A Henderson man is in the Vance County jail, charged with abusing his 4-year-old stepson.

Ben White, 19, is accused of severely beating the boy.

D. A. Hedgepeth of the Henderson Police Department says the man was disciplining the child for spilling perfume.

The boy was treated for his injuries and released from the hospital.