Norfolk woman arrested on child abuse charges in Suffolk

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A 45-year-old Norfolk woman was arrested Thursday on child abuse charges after an investigation by the Suffolk Police Department.

Suffolk Police say Donna Evette Manson was charged with two counts of Child Abuse or Neglect, Child Cruelty, Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Shoot, Cut, Stab or Wound, Failure to Seek Medical Attention and Abduction/Kidnapping.

The charges are related to incidents that occurred during September and October of 2013.

They involved alleged physical and emotional abuse on a juvenile family member while in her care when she lived in Suffolk.

The child was immediately removed from her care following the investigation.

Manson is currently being held without bond at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.