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Child beaten with belt, mother choked

WICHITA — A 3-year-old girl was sent to the hospital for treatment and a 19-year-old man arrested following an incident in which the child's mother was also attacked, police said.

The incident was reported shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of South Old Manor, police said. A 22-year-old woman reported being attacked and choked by her boyfriend. She said her boyfriend also struck her young daughter "numerous times" with a belt, "causing bruising all over her body," according to a police document.

The girl was taken by private vehicle to Via Christi Hospital on East Harry for treatment. Her mother declined treatment.

The suspect was booked into jail on multiple alleged offenses.

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