Walton man accused of abusing 3-year-old

Tony Gerlaugh (Source: Boone County Sheriff's Office)
Tony Gerlaugh (Source: Boone County Sheriff's Office)

WALTON, KY (FOX19) - A Walton man has been arrested for physically abusing a 3-year-old child.

Tony Gerlaugh, 40, is charged with Criminal Abuse after police say he caused several bruises to the child's arm, buttocks and lower back during an incident on Sept. 18.

Gerlaugh was arrested on Monday and indicted by a Boone County Grand Jury on Tuesday. He is out of jail on bond.

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