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Deputies: Mason County Man Hit Boy for Not Eating Pizza Toppings

MASON COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - A man has been charged with child abuse after Mason County Deputies say he hit his young child for not eating his pizza toppings.

Kevin Durst, 39, of Leon, WV has been arrested and charged with Child Abuse Resulting in Injury.

Deputies say Durst hit the child on the face, arms, legs, and torso, and the child told them he was hit because he would not eat the toppings on his pizza.

The child's mother brought the child to the Mason County Sheriff's Office to report the alleged abuse.

Durst is being held at Western Regional Jail.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it as more information becomes available.

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