Child abuse charge for man accused of beating family member over Islamic garb

Published: Dec. 6, 2019 at 10:28 AM CST
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A Bismarck man is charged with child abuse in connection to a broomstick attack on a 13-year-old family member.

Bismarck Police Department's Public Information Officer Lt. Luke Gardiner says officers arrested 30-year-old Youness Moussaid.

Officers say the abuse was reported by school representatives.

Moussaid is accused of hitting the child with a broomstick after finding out she was changing out of her Islamic garb at school.

A judge set his bond Friday morning to $2,500 and no contact with the victim.

Your News Leader has requested court documents for the case.

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