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Mt. Vernon couple accused of aggravated child battery

Michael J. Belmont (Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department) Michael J. Belmont (Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department)
Kaysie J. Belmont (Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department) Kaysie J. Belmont (Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department)
MOUNT VERNON, IL (KFVS) -

A Mount Vernon, Illinois couple was arrested on a warrant in connection to aggravated child battery, according to police.

Michael J. Belmont, 28, was charged with two counts of aggravated battery of a child and one count of aggravated domestic battery.

He was taken to the Jefferson County Justice Center with a bond of $250,000.

Kaysie J. Belmont, 27, was charged with one count of aggravated battery of a child and one count of domestic battery.

She was also taken to the Jefferson County Justice Center with a bond of $50,000.

According to the Mt. Vernon Police Department, officers arrested the husband and wife on Thursday, Nov. 20 around 5:10 p.m. on Jefferson County warrants.

Police say the warrants were issued from grand jury indictments in connection with the aggravated battery of a 3 year old.

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