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Can you tell me how old your child is please and whether you have seen this behaviour or if it is something your child is reporting to you?
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If you are concerned for her safety and there is evidence of this behaviour in the past, then you have grounds to suspend contact - in my view. Really you should apply to court rather than just breach the order, and this should start with mediation first - though because there is violence involved in this scenario the mediation service may advise that this is not suitable.
Contact a mediator via the link here to get their view as to whether you can proceed straight to court: https://www.familymediationcouncil.org.uk/find-local-mediator/
It isn't always a good idea to blindly follow the wishes of an 8 year old, but in your case she has vocalised behaviour that is upsetting her and you have evidence that he has behaved like this in the past - so you have grounds to suspend it for now.
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