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Myrtle Beach man charged with abusing 6-year-old girl

A Myrtle Beach man is jailed on charges he picked up his girlfriend’s 6-year-old daughter by her neck because the girl had not cleaned her bedroom, according to a police report.

Jimmy Dennis Dix, 28, was charged with unlawful conduct toward a child and is being held at the Myrtle Beach Jail pending a bond hearing, according to police records.

In the report filed Thursday, the girl told school officials that her neck hurt and that Dix had picked her up by her neck because she had not cleaned her bedroom, according to the report. The girl also said he threw her into the edge of a bed.

Police noted marks on the girl’s neck and chest, according to the report. The girl also said Dix and other men, who visit the house, blow smoke from marijuana in her face.

The girl also told police other members of the family are assaulted by Dix. State officials took the girl into protective custody.

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