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Woman arrested for allegedly abusing children

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - A West Monroe woman has been arrested and charged with cruelty to juveniles, after witnesses told police she allegedly slapped, punch and kicked two of her children on a regular basis.

26 year-old, Tyrhonda Delaney, admitted to police she was slapping her five-year-old, because the child was touching something that didn't belong to her.

Delaney told police that while she was hitting the child in the upper body. The child moved, causing her to hit the five-year-old in the face.

Delaney's arrest affidavit says the child's mouth was bleeding when police arrived at her home.

Child Protection Services was also on the scene.

Delaney has a criminal history including a simple battery charge from 2006.

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