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A Rome man accused of kicking and hitting a child was in jail without bond Sunday night.

According to Floyd County Jail records:

Timothy Lamar Turner, 24, of 6 Shade Tree Lane, was arrested Saturday on a warrant charging him with felony cruelty to a child in the first degree.

Turner is accused of hitting and kicking a 16-year-old boy in the head at a Burnett Ferry Road home on Aug. 22. He's also facing a misdemeanor charge of battery and a probation violation.

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