The Oxford Police Department has charged a local man with child abuse.
According to reports, on Oct. 1, investigators were notified about possible child abuse from Child Protective Services.
During the investigation, they found probable cause to obtain an arrest affidavit and warrant for Phillip Brand, 27, of Oxford.
Officers arrested Brand on Oct. 14 in an unrelated incident. He was subsequently charged with felony child abuse and given a $50,000 bond by a Justice Court judge.