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    Release Number: 13-370

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 16, 2013
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    Riverview Man Arrested For Aggravated Child Abuse

    The suspect indicated he threw the child.
    • Wednesday
    • September 11, 2013
    • Time: 5:30 PM
    • 10808 McMullen Road
    • Riverview, Florida

    Arrested:

    Mitchell Allen Stevens
    DOB: 02/01/1990
    10808 McMullen Road
    Riverview, Florida

    Charges:

    • Aggravated Child Abuse

    Details:

    On September 11, 2013 at about 5:30 pm, Mitchell Stevens was caring for a four month old girl when he picked her up and threw her 3-6 feet onto a bed leaving her with bruised eyes and bleeding on the brain.

    When detectives questioned Stevens, he indicated he threw the child after he became angry when the child would not stop crying. A second child living in the house was temporarily removed by Child Protection Investigators.

    The child is currently being treated at a local hospital where she is reportedly in stable condition.

    Mitchell Stevens was booked into the Hillsborough County Jail with no bond.

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