W. J. Coleman Journalism Report

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REPORTER: The reporter/father (W. J. Coleman Jr.) called to report verbal and physical abuse. On Sunday, the reporter contacted Law enforcement, and they went out to the home; the police officer suggested that the reporter contact DHS. According to the reporter, Tonya (mother) slaps the child in the face (unknown when/on going). It is unknown if the child had any visible marks or bruises. The reporter said Tonya verbally (cursing) abuses the child. Also, the grandmother (Shirley) and mother (Tonya) was disowning the child and threatening her because she said she wanted to stay with her father. The grandmother and mother told the child “you’re going to be just like your father”. Also, the reporter said the uncle (Detrick) and grandmother (Shirley)
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