Frederica man arrested on child abuse charges

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David Keiper

David N. Keiper III assaulted a five-year-old female while left alone with three children at McDonald’s during a supervised visit Feb. 25, according to the Milford Police Department.

The department’s criminal division arrested and charged the 41-year-old Frederica resident March 14 with assault in the third degree, endangering the welfare of a child and child abuse in the third degree. He was also left alone during the visit with another five-year-old and a nine-year-old.

The five-year-old female victim sustained injuries to her neck as a result, according to police. Keiper was arraigned and released on $3,000 unsecured bond.

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