Lufkin police arrested a couple on charges of injury to a child Thursday on accusations that they refused to take their son to the doctor as he showed symptoms of leukemia.

Thomas Mayhew, 49, and Shannon Marie Creevey, 31, both face charges of injury to a child. Both remained at the Angelina County Jail as of late Friday. No bond has been set for Mayhew’s charge. Creevey also has a charge of aggravated assault and a total bond of $75,000.

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