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Man accused of punching child in the face at Culver’s in Brevard County

Luis Navarro is facing charges of child abuse

Luis Navarro, 31, is facing charges of child abuse.
Luis Navarro, 31, is facing charges of child abuse. (Brevard County Sheriff's Office)


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A Melbourne man is accused of punching a child in the face at Culver’s in Brevard County, according to a Brevard County arrest affidavit.

Luis Navarro, 31, is facing charges of child abuse.

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a Culver’s around 8:30 on Sept. 26.

A juvenile told investigators he had been punched in the face by an adult, according to online court records.

Managers at the restaurant said they saw a man punching the child in the face.

Investigators said the security camera footage shows the child getting hit in the face by a man.

Navarro was positively identified by the witnesses in a photo lineup.

He is being held on a $5,000 bond.


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