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SPD: Man arrested for abusing wife, child

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Siyami Carswell, 21 (Source: Shreveport Police Department) Siyami Carswell, 21 (Source: Shreveport Police Department)
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 A Shreveport man is behind bars after police say he abused his wife then turned on their 1-year-old child.

Just after 1 p.m. Saturday, police were called to the 100 block of Southfield Avenue in relation to a domestic abuse incident. The victim told police her husband abused her and then their 1-year-old child. 

Police say the child sustained multiple injuries to the thigh. The mother and child were treated at the scene by Shreveport Fire Department.

Police arrested the woman's husband, 21-year-old Siyami Carswell. He was taken to the Shreveport City Jail where he was charged with domestic abuse battery and cruelty to a juvenile.

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