East Texas man charged with injury to a 3-year-old

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An East Texas man has been arrested and charged with injuring a 3-year-old child.

Deion Marquis Sanders, 22, of Gladewater, is in the Gregg County Jail on a bond of $100,000.

According to the Gladewater PD, they were contacted Monday by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and informed that a 3-year-old child had been seriously injured while in the custody of a caregiver.

After an investigation, police obtained an arrest warrant for Sanders and arrested him in Longview Tuesday.

Injury to a child is a 3rd degree felony, punishable by 2 to 10 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice if convicted and a fine up to $10,000.

The child is currently receiving treatment at a medical center in Dallas.

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