Man, 50, charged with cruelty for beating child with belt, officials say

JB Lindsey stands charged with first degree cruelty to children. (Source: Richmond County)
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Monday, Feb. 3, 2020

AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- A 50-year-old man stands charged with beating a child so severely that it caused injury.

According to arrest warrants, JB Lindsey has been charged with first degree cruelty to children.

Warrants say Lindsey beat the young child with a belt, causing swelling and bruising.

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