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Two Charged After Child Found Beaten

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MENIFEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Officials in Menifee County say that a woman and her boyfriend have been charged with first-degree child abuse after the child was airlifted with severe injuries.

Robert Collins and Laura Blanton are in the Montgomery County Jail. Deputies say that Collins brought Blanton's toddler daughter to her place of work with severe injuries.

A co-worker of Blanton's called 911.

Family members have identified the young child as Aria Blanton. Aria was airlifted to Kentucky Children's Hospital.

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