HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A daycare worker is facing charges after police say she bit a child.
According to WHAS-TV, the Elizabethtown Police Department interviewed 31-year-old Crystal Beck, a Kinderplay Child Care employee, on May 9.
WHAS says she initially denied biting the 5-month-old, but then admitted she got angry after the child scratched her face during a feeding and she bit the child’s left arm.
The bite left an outline and red mark but did not break the skin, according to WHAS.
Police tell WHAS Beck knew she should have reported the abuse to her supervisor but did not.
She is charged with criminal abuse, failure to report child dependency, neglect or abuse offense.
WHAS reports Beck was fired from Kinderplay Child Care.