A Raleigh man was arrested Tuesday for child abuse after police say he struck a 14-year-old with a wire.
Diego Armando Duran-Gonzalez was charged with intentional child abuse inflicting serious physical injury and misdemeanor child abuse.
Raleigh police say Duran-Gonzalez in August hit a child with a wire, causing minor lacerations and bruising to the child’s back, arms, legs, buttocks and face.
Also in August, Duran-Gonzalez caused injuries that included swelling and contusions to a child’s back, arms and legs, according to the Raleigh Police Department. Arrest warrants don’t indicate whether the child with those injuries is the same one Duran-Gonzalez is accused of assaulting with a wire.
A court document lists his bond amount at $75,000.