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Man Accused Of Burning 6-Year-Old Girl's Hands

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A man was charged with aggravated child abuse after police found a 6-year-old girl suffering from serious burns.

According to an affidavit from Metropolitan Nashville Police, 37-year-old Antonio Pewitte told them he ran hot water over the girl's hands, but did not specify why he did it.

The girl suffered second degree burns to her hands, and spent several days in Vanderbilt University Medical Center's burn unit.

Pewitte was held on $100,000 bond.

The relationship between Pewitte and the girl was not immediately clear.

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