Milford police: Man struck child with sandal

Gavon Mcleod (Photo: Milford Police Department)
Gavon Mcleod (Photo: Milford Police Department)

MILFORD, DELAWARE (7/23/2015) City police say a 27-year-old Milford man is facing child abuse charges for striking a 4-year-old several times with a sandal, causing multiple bruises.

The incident allegedly happened July 15 at a home in the 400 block of S. Washington St.

Gavon Mcleod was arrested Saturday and charged with second-degree child abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, Detective Dwight Young said. Mcleod was released after posting bond.

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