Mother arrested for allegedly assaulting her 4-year-old daughter in store parking lot
A Texas woman was caught on camera assaulting her child in a Target parking lot.
The mother from Wichita Falls, Texas, was arrested for attacking her 4-year-old daughter on the Target parking lot on Kemp Boulevard.
When the officers responded to the scene for a disturbance, they were told the woman had thrown her daughter to the ground.
She herself told her daughter threw a “temper tantrum” so she carried her outside to calm her down. She described the incident as “purely an accident.” According to the woman, she lost her footing and began to fall causing her to let the girl go and fall to the ground.
The video was filmed by a store employee. The footage shows the woman strike the child while in the parking lot before slamming her on the ground. She then put her child in the car.
The mother was charged with injury to a child. Her bond was set at $5,000 by a judge.