Man charged with tying up, beating 8-year-old boy

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    A 26-year-old Cocorite man has been charged after allegedly tying up and beating an 8-year-old boy.

    The young victim told officers that he was asleep, when the accused used tie straps to bind his hands.

    The man then allegedly kicked and cuffed him several times about his body.

    The incident was reportedly witnessed by his twin brother.

    The suspect was arrested on September 23rd, the same day of the arrest, and subsequently charged with one count of cruelty to a child.