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Murphysboro man charged with beating juvenile

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MURPHYSBORO, IL -

 A Murphysboro, Ill. man is in custody after police say he battered a child under the age of 13.

Murphysboro Police Department officers say they were summoned to a residence on Murphy Street Tuesday night, where the mother of the juvenile signed a complaint saying 25-year-old Brian Brown battered her child. Police later located Brown, who ran from officers. He was apprehended after a pursuit.

Brown is charged with aggravated battery and resisting arrest. He was lodged in the Jackson County Jail, pending a bond hearing.

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