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Odessa Man Charged with Injury to Child


An Odessa man is behind bars after being accused of injuring his own child.

On Thursday, September 3, police responded to O.R.M.C. regarding an injured child.

X-rays showed the child had a broken arm.

The mother claimed she had dropped the child in the bath, but the doctor told police excessive force had been applied to the arm.

In the report, a witness told police the victim's father, Ruben Mancha, had broken the child's arm. A warrant was put out for Mancha's arrest.

He was arrested on Tuesday night, September 8, in the 1100 block of Fitch Avenue.

Mancha faces injury to a child charges.

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