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Friday, March 29, 2013 9:11 PM

Civil suit filed against day care after acquittal in child abuse case

By DOUG CARDER, Herald Senior Writer

Attorneys representing the reported victim of an alleged sexual assault have filed a civil lawsuit seeking damages against Yvonne Scrutchfield and her former day care business. Yvonne Scrutchfield Day Care Home, 607 N. Cedar St., was the location Scrutchfield’s husband, Eric Scrutchfield, was accused of assaulting a then-4-year-old girl in spring 2011.

A Franklin County jury March 8 found Eric Scrutchfield not guilty of rape and lewd and lascivious behavior in connection with the alleged assault.

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