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WESTOVER -

A Monongalia County man has been arrested on a child abuse charge.

The Westover Police Department arrested William Matthew Wilson, 28, Thursday and has charged him with child abuse with risk of serious injury.

According to a criminal complaint, Wilson's three-year-old step child was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital with severe bruising.

The criminal complaint says  the child told investigators at the Monongalia County Child Advocacy Center that he did not want to go back to his mother's house because Wilson hit him in the head and punched him between his legs.

Wilson is in the North Central Regional Jail.

His bail is set at $20,000.