An Alton man is jailed after allegedly battering a 9-year old relative earlier this month. According to charges filed Friday by the Madison County State's Attorney's Office, 29-year old Daniel M. Redditt of the 2300 block of Birch Street caused severe bruising on the victim's buttocks on or around May 13th. He has been charged with a single count of aggravated battery of a child and is being held on a $15,000 bond.

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