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No decision made on bail for man accused of splitting toddler's tongue with what appeared to be scissors

Last month, Scott Edwards was arrested for abusing his girlfriend's 14-month-old son.

Posted: Feb 4, 2019 4:42 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - No decision was made on bail for a Terre Haute man charged in a severe child neglect case.

Last month, Scott Edwards was arrested for abusing his girlfriend's 14-month-old son.

On Monday, he went before a judge for a bail review hearing.

LINK | TWO CHARGED IN CONNECTION TO SEVERE CHILD ABUSE CASE, CHILD'S TONGUE SPLIT WITH WHAT APPEARED TO BE SCISSORS

No decisions were made.

Another hearing was set for next Monday.

He faces charges of aggravated battery, battery resulting in serious bodily injury, and neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily injury.

LINK | LONGTIME FAMILY FRIEND TALKS TO NEWS 10 AFTER OFFICIALS SAY 14-MONTH-OLD'S TONGUE SPLIT WITH SCISSORS

Investigators say Edwards split the toddler's tongue with a tool, most likely scissors.

Officials say the child also had several bruises and other injuries.

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