Man allegedly gave marijuana to 4-year-old, physically abused child

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RAYNE, La. (KLFY)– Rayne Police have arrested an Opelousas man after he allegedly provided marijuana to a 4-year-old child and physically abused the child.

Police say the abuse resulted in injuries to the child that required hospitalization.

26-year-old Dexter Keith Broussard Jr. of Opelousas was arrested on Wednesday by Rayne detectives with the assistance of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department, according to Chief Carroll Stelly.

Dexter faces cruelty to a juvenile charge.

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