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Former Angel Josh Hamilton arrested on child abuse charge

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Former Angels and Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton turned himself in to authorities in Fort Worth, Texas today on an allegation of injury to a child.

Details from the arrest affidavit include a claim that Hamilton threw a chair at one of his daughters which broke and hit her leg. It also claims that he pinned her to a bed and hit her legs with both open hands and closed fists.

At this time there is no statement from Hamilton. We will keep you posted on this story as it develops.