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Pamlico County couple charged with child abuse

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BAYBORO, N.C. - A Pamlico County couple is charged with abusing a 4-month-old baby girl.

Deputies say they arrested Heather Bennett and Thomas Batts Friday morning. They’re both charged with 2 counts of felony child abuse.

They made their first court appearance today.

The Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office says the Department of Social Services was called Friday about the girl, who had 3 fractured ribs and a torn up nose.

Bennett has a previous charge of child abuse in Harnett County in 2009.

The pair are under a $250,000 bond.
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