Man arrested in Eau Claire for abusing toddler

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EAU CLAIRE (AP) – Eau Claire police say they’ve arrested a man at a local hotel after an unrelated 2-year-old child with numerous injuries was found in his room.

Police say they were called to America’s Best Value Inn on Tuesday regarding possible physical abuse to a child. Officers found the man in a guest room with the toddler who had visible injuries to his face, head and body. The child was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The man was arrested and taken to the Eau Claire County Jail.

Investigators say marijuana and drug paraphernalia were also found in the hotel room.

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