LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A London mother is under arrest, accused of abusing her young child.
The London Police Department says it was contacted by the Laurel County Department of Child Based Services after a 27-month–old child was discovered malnourished.
Workers also noticed the child had numerous bruises and cuts, according to police.
The child was taken to University of Kentucky Medical Center, where police say the medical staff determined the child was extremely malnourished.
Police arrested 30-year-old Sarah A. Sizemore Wednesday and charged her with first-degree criminal abuse and endangering the welfare of a minor.
Sizemore was booked into the Laurel County Detention Center.