MIDLAND, TX – A Midland man is now behind bars in connection to a disturbing case of child abuse.
18-year-old Joseph Mark Charles is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a two year old and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He is the live-in boyfriend of the Midland mother accused of almost beating her 19-month old son to death.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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