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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Dec. 6, 2023

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Boy, 3, critically hurt, man arrested in Battle Ground

By , Columbian Assistant Metro Editor

A 3-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition and a 40-year-old man was arrested tonight after police responded to a disturbance at a home in Battle Ground.

Officers with the Battle Ground Police Department were dispatched to the 1600 block of Southwest Sixth Street, according to a news release from the city of Battle Ground. A report of juvenile abuse at that location was made shortly after 7:45 p.m., according to emergency dispatch logs kept by the Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency.

The Clark County sheriff’s major crimes unit was called to the scene to investigate, according to the news release.

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Columbian Assistant Metro Editor