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Alpena man arrested for child abuse

ALPENA — Michigan State Police recently arrested an Alpena man for child abuse. Police arrested 25–year–old Brendan Smith on three child abuse charges Monday.

He allegedly physically abused his children on July 21. The children’s’ mother and grandmother called police after they came home with bruises on their arms that weren’t present that morning.

Smith is set to appear in court on August 18.