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Misdemeanor Child Abuse
Misdemeanor child abuse under North Carolina General Statute 14-318.2 occurs when a person (1) is a parent of a child less than 16 years of age or is a person providing are to or supervising a child less than 16 years of age and (2) inflicts physical injury on, allows physical injury to be inflicted on, or creates or allows to be created a substantial risk of physical injury to (3) the child (4) other than by accident.
Misdemeanor child abuse is a class A1 misdemeanor with a maximum punishment under the law of 150 days incarceration and a discretionary fine not limited by statute.