MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

May 8, 2013

Webbers Falls man charged with abuse


— A Webbers Falls man was charged Tuesday with two counts of child abuse for allegedly burning one child and hitting another.

Matthew Wayne Young, 22, allegedly burned a 6-year-old and hit and bruised a 5-year-old, according to court documents.

Young was ordered held on $100,000 bond Tuesday. He’ll return to court May 21 for a sounding docket to determine a date for his preliminary hearing.