Police charge man with assaulting 10-year-old in Alabama
WHNT / Decatur Police
Milton Doggette

via WHNT:

DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) -- A man accused of beating a child badly enough that he was taken to the hospital is in jail on $250,000 bond, Decatur police said Thursday.

Milton Doggette, 27, was arrested Wednesday morning, a day after police said the attack occurred.

Police were called around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday and said they found a 10-year-old boy with multiple blunt-force injuries to the head. Crews airlifted the child to UAB Children’s Hospital in Birmingham for treatment.

The boy is expected to fully recover, police said.

Doggette was charged with one count of first-degree assault.

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