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MOUNTHOLLY, N.C. -- Mount Holly police have charged a couple accused of abusing their 2-month-old child.

William Timothy, 25, and 18-year-old Carmen Leighann Holden were charged with four counts of intentional child abuse, serious bodily injury and one count of negligent child abuse.

Police said the investigation began July when officers were notified by medical personnel of injuries sustained by a two month old child.

Both are being held at the Gaston County jail. The child is in the custody of the Gaston County Department of Social Services.

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