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Man Accused of Punching Child

Posted on: 5:51 am, July 4, 2013, by , updated on: 05:58am, July 4, 2013

DURYEA — A man is locked up in Luzerne County after police accuse him of punching a child in the face.

According to authorities, Leonardo Valenzuela, 26, from Duryea was arrested Wednesday night.

Police said he punched a 6-year-old last May at a home on Pettebone Street in Duryea. The child is the son of his live-in girlfriend.

Valenzuela is behind bars in Luzerne County jail.

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