RICHLAND — The Richland Police Department is investigating a child abuse incident that occurred at Kid’s World Daycare, in Richland. A child who attends the daycare disclosed to their parents that inappropriate physical contact by staff member Lucas Miller had occurred at the daycare. The parents notified Kid’s World on August 31, 2011. Mr. Miller was no longer employed with Kid’s World as of September 1, 2011. Kid’s World staff notified Child Protective Services, who then notified the Richland Police Department.
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