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Montana couple accused of beating child with shoes, utensils

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Kevin John McNees and Peggy Alice McNees have been charged with felony assault on a minor. Kevin John McNees and Peggy Alice McNees have been charged with felony assault on a minor.

GREAT FALLS - Kevin John McNees and Peggy Alice McNees have been charged after allegedly beating a 12-year-old girl with high-heel shoes and kitchen utensils.

According to court documents, the girl went to school on Jan. 29 with a noticeable contusion on her shoulder. 

She indicated that Kevin McNees had beaten her with a high-heel shoe and said that it has happened several times before.

During an interview at the Cascade County Child Advocacy Center, the girl said Peggy McNees hit her with a spoon and that she had been hit too many times to count.

The documents state the girl reported being beaten in several other incidents with kitchen utensils such as spatulas and spoons.

The girl also had scratch marks and reported the scratches were from Peggy McNees. 

Both Kevin McNees and Peggy McNees allegedly admitted to the assaults. 

According to court documents, Kevin McNees said that he ordered a 14-year-old boy to hold the girl down while he disciplined her. 

The girl said Peggy McNees also had the 14-year-old hold her down too. 

Peggy McNees admitted to scratching the girl but claimed the children scratched her too.

The court documents state that the most recent incidents happened on Jan. 27 and 28.

Both Kevin McNees and Peggy McNees have been charged with one count of  felony assault on a minor. 

The state requested each of their bonds be set at $10,000.

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