Police: Bryant Daycare Worker Arrested after Child Found with Carpet Burns

Published 02/11 2014 04:09PM

Updated 02/11 2014 10:22PM

BRYANT, AR (News release) - Around 12:30 this afternoon the Bryant Police Department received a call for possible child abuse at the Wisdom Tree Learning Center. 

When officers arrived on scene they met with the supervisor and the victim’s mother who said she noticed carpet burns on her 8-month-old son last night after picking him up from the child care facility. 

The child care worker Keyuanna Coats admitted to investigators that she had taken the child and drug him across the carpeted floor twice, causing carpet burns to his elbows. 

Coats said that she kept dragging the child because he kept getting into an area where they kept the cleaning supplies, but said the she never intended to cause harm to him.
Coats was arrested at the center and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.

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