County ranks 5th in child abuse

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“County ranks 5th in child abuse.” Robesonian 15 January 2000: 1A.

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A recently released report from North Carolina's Division of Social Services showed a 7% increase, statewide, over the previous year in the number of reported cases of child abuse and neglect. The report includes breakdowns by county. For 1998-1999 (the year covered by the report), Robeson County ranked fifth highest in substantiated cases and seventh highest in reported cases.

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