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Man arrested after allegedly hitting boy multiple times with extension cord

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Posted at 12:43 PM, Dec 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-28 12:31:33-05

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man has been arrested after he allegedly struck a child with an extension cord, according to police.

The incident happened on Wednesday in the 2000 block of Taylor Road in East Cleveland.

The 48-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly struck a 6-year-old boy multiple times with the extension cord causing serious harm, the police report states.

No further information was released at this time.

This story originally stated in error that the boy's mother was charged in this case. The story has been updated to reflect that a man, not the boy's mother, was arrested.