VINTON, Va. - A man and a woman face a slew of child abuse-related charges after investigators were called to a home in Vinton last week, officials said Monday.
Authorities with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and Bedford County Child Protective Services went to a home on Sunnydale Court last Monday to check on a child, according to a news release from sheriff’s officials.
Investigators spotted evidence of possible child abuse and removed the child in question from the home, deputies said.
On Friday, officials arrested 47-year-old Wesley A. Keen and 60-year-old Sherry Ruth Keen.
Wesley Keen has been charged with assault of a family member, malicious bodily injury, the abuse or neglect of a child causing serious injury, abduction by force by depriving (the child) of liberty, and malicious wounding.
Sherry Keen faces the following counts: assault of a family member, the abuse or neglect of a child causing serious injury and abduction by force by depriving (the child) of liberty.
Neither has the option to post bond.
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