Two Charged With Child Abuse

The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department has arrested two alleged child abusers, charging them with sexually assaulting three young children.

Those allegations of child abuse and sexual battery were investigated over the weekend.

"Today we placed two individuals into custody, Leeann Michelle Gonzales and Miguel Angel Gonzales," said Sheriff Billy Sollie. "Miguel is charged with one count of child abuse and three counts of sexual battery. Leeann is charged with one count of child abuse."

Bond for Leeann Gonzales was set at $100,000. It was set at $400,000 for Miguel Gonzales.

One of the three alleged victims in the case was six months old.

The arrests come after a joint investigation with the state Department of Human Services.

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