Alberton woman arrested for child abuse

2015-02-24 22:22

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Johannesburg - A woman was arrested on Tuesday after her two children arrived at their crèche with blue eyes and bruises, Alberton police said.

"A 26 year-old-mother of two children aged three and five years respectively was arrested at her workplace after her children showed up at a crèche with blue eyes, bruises and scratches," said Sergeant Phora Nkuna in a statement.

The police were notified, a case was opened and the mother was arrested.

"The children were taken for medical checks and will be placed at a place of safety."

The woman would appear at the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court on Wednesday on child abuse charges.

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