Man charged with wrestling 9-year-old

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comMarch 4, 2014 

Investigators found superficial scratch marks on a 9-year-old boy's back after a 38-year-old man wrestled with the child inside a 15th Avenue apartment Sunday, according to a Columbus Police report.

Shan Funk, 38, was charged with simple battery after he was accused of wrestling with the boy inside the 3600 block apartment at about 8 p.m. Police did not disclose the events leading up to the wrestling match.

The report indicates the child did not know Funk.

Funk was transported to Muscogee County Jail.

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