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Olathe man facing charges after allegedly punching 1-year-old in the face

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics show that more than 700,000 children are referred to child protective agencies as a result of abuse or neglect in the U.S. each year. According to Purva Grover, M.D., a pediatric eme
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics show that more than 700,000 children are referred to child protective agencies as a result of abuse or neglect in the U.S. each year. According to Purva Grover, M.D., a pediatric eme

An Olathe man is facing three charges after police say he punched a 1-year-old in the face.

According to court documents, 32-year-old Christopher Michael Moise hit the child on the side of the head and also harmed a woman he is in a relationship with.

Moise has been charged with child endangerment, domestic battery and drug possession. He is being held in the Johnson County jail after having his bond revoked Monday.

Moise is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.

Aaron Randle is the Star’s “Divided City” enterprise reporter, tasked with exploring the cultural intersections that shape — and divide — Kansas City and Kansas Citians.


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