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Pender County couple arrested on child abuse charges

Robert Anthony Edwards (left) and Mackenzie Chantel Koenig (right) (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office) Robert Anthony Edwards (left) and Mackenzie Chantel Koenig (right) (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office)
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

Authorities in Pender County have arrested a Rocky Point couple on child abuse charges.

According to officials, Robert Anthony Edwards, 21, and Mackenzie Chantel Koenig, 19, were taken into custody after authorities investigated an incident involving felony child abuse of Edwards' one-year-old daughter.

Edwards is charged with felony child abuse, misdemeanor assault on a child under 12 years of age, and misdemeanor assault on a female. Edwards is in the Pender County Jail under a $100,000 secured bond.

Koenig, Edwards' girlfriend, was charged with one count of felony accessory after the fact. She was given a $10,000 secured bond.

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