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West Virginia State Police Arrest Morgantown Man on Child Neglect Charges

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A Morgantown man has been arrested on child neglect charges.

Daniel Watkins, 24, was arrested on two counts of child neglect causing serious bodily injury, said Sergeant Adam Scott, West Virginia State Police Crimes Against Children Unit.

The victim was 8 months old and received first and second degree burns on her face and a spiral fracture to her arm, said Sgt. Scott.

State police believe the wounds may have come from a hair dryer.

Watkins was released on $50,000 cash or surety bond.

If anyone has information on child abuse, contact Sgt. Scott with the State Police Crimes Against Children Unit at 304-367-2701.