(Wayne County, IN)--New numbers are out for child abuse and neglect in Wayne County. The Department of Child Services says the number of confirmed case of child abuse and neglect has exploded from 14 in February to 41 last month. The huge jump also puts Wayne County well ahead of where it was at this point last year. By this point in 2018, there were 62 local cases. This year, there are 82 cases. That’s an increase of 32%.