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Local News with Jeff Lane

(Wayne County, IN)--The Indiana Department of Child Services released statistics Thursday for child abuse and neglect for December.  Wayne County had 29 substantiated cases of child abuse and neglect that month.  It brought the final total for 2017 to an incredible 417 substantiated cases just in Wayne County.  The vast majority of those cases involved neglect, although some did involve sexual or physical abuse.  Authorities say that most of those cases involve at least one drug-addicted parent.

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