Florence man charged with cruelty to children

(Source: Florence County Detention Center)
(Source: Florence County Detention Center)

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – A 43-year-old Florence man has been arrested and charged with cruelty to children; investigators allege a 9-year-old child had bruises five days after an incident in September.

Thad Everett Rogers, of Aspen Street, Florence, was arrested Monday. According to investigators, on or about September 5, Rogers is alleged to have accused unnecessary pain and suffering to a 9-year-old child, both physically and emotionally.

Rogers was released Monday from the Florence County Detention Center on a $2,500 personal recognizance bond.

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