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Man arrested on child abuse charges

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George Pacheco/Source: RCSO George Pacheco/Source: RCSO
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

UPDATE:

The mother of a 6 year old child who was allegedly beaten by her fiance', says the suspect is behind bars today.

George Pacheco was wanted for cruelty to children. Investigators received a call from the child's mother on May 6 claiming Pacheco had beaten her child after a bad report was sent home from school.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Investigators are looking for George Pacheco following a report of child abuse. Officials were called to Wylds Road on May 6 by the child's mother.

The mother accused Pacheco of physically disciplining their 6 year old daughter after a bad report from school. Investigators say the child sustained injuries, which included redness and swelling to the child's face, neck, head, and back. Pacheco left the scene before Sheriff's Deputies arrived.

Pacheco currently has an active arrest warrant for Cruelty to Children 1st Degree. If you know where he is, call the Richmond County Sheriff's Office at 706-821-1080 or notify the Criminal Investigation Division at 706-821-1020.

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