NC husband pointed gun at family, then punched a child, deputies say

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WFMY) –  A man has been charged after punching a 14-year-old child, authorities say.

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Deputies arrested Herrera Noe Amaya after the incident on Saturday at a house on Sailway Road. Investigators said Amaya assaulted his wife and threatened her and others in the house with a gun.

Family members tried to stop Amaya but that’s when he punched the child, officials said.

Amaya, 50, is charged with six counts of child abuse, assault on a female, simple assault, and three counts assault by pointing a gun.

Amaya is in the Davidson County Jail under no bond due to a domestic violence hold.

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