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Solider arrested on child abuse charge

Posted March 5, 2009 5:14 p.m. EST

— 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.