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Thursday, October 2, 2014
If you suspect a child is being abused, call your local police, child protective services, or sheriff's office.
It is not up to you to "prove" child abuse. If you have any suspicions that a child is being abused, report it to the proper authorities and let them do their job, which is to investigate.
Last Reviewed: Oct 26, 2001
Robert Shapiro, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati