A Florida babysitter has been arrested on baby abuse prices after she was accused of placing a four-year-old in the dryer — and turning it on.
Amber Chapman, 35, was booked by Lake County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday after she was accused of stuffing the boy she was taking good care of into the laundry machine.
The incident got here to gentle on February 1, when the kid arrived on the emergency room of UF Health Leesburg Hospital, sporting “grape-sized” bruises to his head, face, again and stomach, ClickOrlando reported.
When medical doctors requested him what occurred, he instructed them “Miss Amber” had positioned him in the dryer with towels, and that he was spun round.
After police have been alerted, they interviewed the boy, who instructed them the identical story: she had put him in, closed the door, and he “went spherical and spherical” the arrest affidavit states.
He stated she opened the door, then closed it once more, and he “went spherical and spherical” as soon as extra.
A medical report stated it was indeterminable if the boy’s wounds have been in reality attributable to a garments dryer, “however the severity of the accidents and the places of the accidents on the again, face, brow and ears are in line with being inflicted by the identical.”
The affidavit didn’t point out a motive.
Chapman was arrested on a first-degree felony of aggravated baby abuse. She was launched on $15,000 bond.