Landrum man charged with felony child abuse

Published 7:55 pm Monday, December 13, 2010

A Landrum man accused of kicking and punching a three-year-old girl has been arrested on charges of felony child abuse.

Antonio Jemal Rogers, 21, of 700 S. Randolph Ave., Apt. C-1, was arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 8.

A Landrum Police Department report said that the three-year-old girl’s grandmother took her to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center after finding her with bruises on her face on Dec. 1.

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The report said the grandmother was concerned about the child, who stayed in Rogers’ care from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday while the child’s mother worked.

Rogers remained at the Spartanburg County Detention Center on Thursday night, on a $25,000 bond.