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Boys home mentors charged with assault, battering

David Milner (Source: Cleburne Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink) David Milner (Source: Cleburne Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
Stephanie Milner (Source: Cleburne Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink) Stephanie Milner (Source: Cleburne Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
CLEBURNE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Deputies arrested a couple who run a boys home near Heber Springs on charges of battering and assault.

On Feb. 18, the sheriff’s office received a report that David Milner, 30, had hit one of the juveniles living at the Methodist Boys Home, 1342 Heber Springs Rd.

Detectives interviewed Milner and later arrested him on suspicion of third-degree domestic battering, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

Deputies also arrested his wife, 27-year-old Stephanie Milner, on suspicion of second-degree assault on a family or household member.

The Methodist Boys Home is a group home for teenaged boys within the foster system.

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