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State Police arrest man in Barbour County on child neglect charge

PHILIPPI, W.Va. - State Police arrested a man in Barbour County on a child neglect charge.

On July 11, police received a call about a single vehicle crash on West River Rd. in Barbour County.  Police said they were advised it was the result of a domestic situation.

While on scene, troopers spoke to Megan Hanna, who said she was driving with Darius Humphrey, 25, and their 1-year-old boy, according to police.  Hanna explained that during an argument, Humphrey punched her in the face, grabbed the steering wheel, and turned the vehicle toward a tree, said police.

The boy was not injured in the incident, according to police.

Humphrey is charged with child neglect creating risk of injury and domestic battery.


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