Two people charged with Child Neglect and Assault in Magistrate Court

Two people appeared in Magistrates Court yesterday charged with child neglect, unlawful assault and mistreating children offenses.

36-year-old Anthany Steede of Southampton and 35-year-old Damon Morris of Paget, plead not guilty to the nine combined charges.

Anthany Steede faced five charges including; neglecting a child by leaving her home alone, mistreating the child, by chasing her with a knife
two counts of neglecting the child by leaving her home without supervision and
unlawfully assaulting a child.

Damon Morris is charged with unlawfully assaulting a child, mistreating a child by telling her he would body slam her in her sleep, unlawfully assaulting a child
and mistreating a child by telling her, he would pop off the child and her father.

Both Morris and Steede were bailed in the sum of $10 thousand dollars with a like surety.

They were ordered not to contact any witnesses and must inform the authorities before leaving the jurisdiction.

The two accused return to court on May 17, 2024.

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