SUFFOLK, Va.- Suffolk Police have arrested a man following a child abuse investigation that began on in 2019.
Police say the investigation began on November 22, 2019, after a now 12-year old female was observed by school officials with obvious physical injuries.
Following a preliminary investigation, 20-year-old Edell Alexsander Young, of Chesapeake, was arrested on March 1 on multiple charges.
His charges include: Abduction & Kidnapping (2 counts) due to the methods used to physically restrain the child; Aggravated Malicious Wounding; Abuse and Neglect of Children (3 counts); and Cruelty and Injuries to Children (3 counts).
Young is currently in the custody of the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.