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St. Cloud man accused of abusing leashed children


ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud police have arrested a day-care helper after he was seen walking two children on leashes and pushing them to the ground.

The 67-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of malicious punishment of a child.

The St. Cloud Times ( ) reports the man helps operate an in-home day care in St. Cloud with his wife.

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