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July 25, 2013
An Ark City man is under arrest, accused of abusing four children. Jeffrey Gene Yatsko, 24, is being held on four counts of abuse of a child.
Police were called to a home in the 1300 block of North 12th Street to check on the welfare of children who were possibly being physically abused. Officer found four children with injuries consistent with abuse.
All four children were treated for their injuries and taken into protective custody. One child was placed with the mother who is not a suspect in the abuse cases.
Police describe Yatsko as the children's caregiver at the time of the incident.