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Ayers Street Incident Leads to Charge of Child Abuse

Tashia Blackburn, 28 of Lexington, Tennessee, was arrested by the Lexington Police Department on charges of Child Abuse and Neglect Under Age 8, Domestic Related Assault, and Disorderly Conduct.
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Article by W. Clay Crook-

An event on Ayers Street at 6:07 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020, lead to the arrest of Tashia Lashell Blackburn, age 28, of Lexington. She was charged with child abuse and neglect under age 8, domestic related assault, and disorderly conduct. According to the affidavit of Patrolman Collins Bailey, of the Lexington Police Department, Blackburn, in the presence of officers, was “slapping her three-year-old son in the face with an open hand causing him to fall to the ground. This did leave a…

For complete coverage, see the October 28th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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