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Police: Female Arrested For Suspected Child Abuse

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NEW CASTLE COUNTY, Del. -

According to the New Castle County Police, Gloria Winchester, 27, has been arrested and charged with child abuse.

According to County Police, Winchester is suspected of striking a five year old girl in the face because the girl was being disrespectful and not getting dressed. Winchester was arrested Friday evening after officers responded to a child abuse compliant.

Investigation revealed that the child also fell over a chair and hit her head when she was struck in the face, causing scratch marks and bruises on the forehead.

Gloria Winchester is charged with child abuse in the third degree. The child was medically evaluated at a hospital and released.

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