Woman arrested in George for the assault of a toddler

A 31-year-old woman from George made her first court appearance in the local Magistrates’ court on Tuesday, in connection with the assault of a toddler.

The police’s Christopher Spies said the mother of the two-year-old boy left him in the care of relatives at Rosedale near Pacaltsdorp in George, on 27 December 2022.  He added that on her return she noticed injuries to his face and took him for medical treatment to the local hospital.

‘’Medical personnel later summoned police and who then found the victim with injuries to his face and an open wound and bruises around the eyes inflicted with an unknown object,’’ said Sergeant Christopher Spies.

‘’Detectives attached to the George Family violence, Child protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) unit arrested the suspect, the mother’s relative, on Thursday 29 December on a charge of child abuse.  The suspect remains in police custody,’’ he added.


Done By: Mitchum George


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