Gavon Mcleod, a 27-year-old Milford man, was arrested on July 18 and charged with allegedly striking a four-year-old several times with a sandal on July 15, according to Det. Dwight Young, spokesman for the Milford Police Dept.

Gavon Mcleod, a 27-year-old Milford man, was arrested on July 18 and charged with allegedly striking a four-year-old several times with a sandal on July 15, according to Det. Dwight Young, spokesman for the Milford Police Dept.
An investigation revealed that in an attempt to discipline the child at a residence located in the 400 block of S. Washington St., Mcleod struck the victim several times with a sandal, causing multiple bruises on the four-year-old’s body, Young said.
Mcleod is charged with second-degree child abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. He was released after posting bond.