Child Abuse arrest

Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Grimes , along with Deputy Steve Hoskins were dispatched to a complaint of domestic violence on Clark Lane , 7 miles south of London (near Lily) on Saturday night (12-8-2012) at 9:30 P.M. Upon arrival at the scene, Deputy Grimes learned that a male subject had allegedly choked his 9 year old daughter, and thrown her in a closet, and had kicked his 7 year old child. Arrested was: Thomas Gifford age 31 of Clark Lane, Lily charged with: 2 counts of Assault 4th Degree(Child Abuse), and was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Facility. Social Services was notified.