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Police: Suffolk man arrested for child abuse, neglect

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Posted at 7:58 AM, Aug 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 13:13:15-04

SUFFOLK, Va. — Police in Suffolk arrested a 23-year-old in the city on August 18.

Daiquan Jerrell Scott

According to police, the charges stem from an August 13 incident in the 2000 block of Portsmouth Boulevard/Route 58, near the VDOT Weigh Station around 11 p.m.

Daiquan Jerrell Scott was allegedly pulled over after driving at an excessively high rate of speed with an 18-month-old and an 8-year-old in the back seat of his vehicle without child restraints.

The charges against Scott are abuse and neglect of children and attempt to commit noncapital offense.