East Bernstadt couple charged with criminal abuse


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) -Two people have been charged with criminal abuse in Laurel County, according to deputies.

They say officials were dispatched Silo Road Sunday night for a complaint of a man and woman arguing.

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Officials say When deputies arrived they found out that a nine-year old had been inside the home but then went outside.

When the child went outside, Brett D. Larson threatened to leave the 9-year old out in the cold, detectives say.

According to deputies, the child went to a neighbor’s house, where they called a family member.

Investigators say Larson and Carrie Morgan refused to come out of the home.

It took deputies two hours of negotiating to get them out, according to officials.

They say Larson and Morgan have been charged with criminal abuse and were lodged in the Laurel County detention center.