Franklin County grand jury to hear aggravated child abuse case

Carlos Anthony Roberts (Photo Courtesy Franklin County Jail)

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. – An upcoming grand jury will hear the details of a child abuse case in Franklin County.

Russellville Police arrested 29-year-old Carlos Anthony Roberts for aggravated child abuse back in November.

Detectives told WHNT News 19 the arrest was the result of an investigation into Roberts choking his then girlfriend`s 4-year-old son.

According to court documents, the case was assigned to a grand jury following a recent preliminary hearing.

Roberts remains in the Franklin County Jail on $75,000 bond.

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