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Salisbury Man Arrested for Child Abuse, Assault

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Kyle T. Burford Kyle T. Burford

SALISBURY, Md.- A Salisbury man is facing child abuse and assault charges following accusations that he attacked his 5-year-old nephew for playing with his Pokémon cards. 

The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office reports that the incident happened last week at a home located on the 200 block of Phillip Morris Drive in Salisbury.

According to the Sheriff's Office, when 29-year-old Kyle T. Burford discovered his nephew was playing with his Pokémon cards, Burford got upset and struck the boy hard enough to knock him off his feet and into a wall.

Burford, who reportedly lives at the same house as his nephew, was taken into custody and charged with second-degree child abuse and second-degree assault and ordered held on $20,000 bond in the Wicomico County Detention Center.  

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