Daycare worker charged with abuse

(WESH) A video recording by a day care worker shows the facility’s director hitting a four-year-old boy and dropping him on a mat, police in Clermont, Florida said.

On Friday, police were sent to the Children’s Palace Day Care Center to investigate.

According to police, the video footage shows Kimberly Reid, the director at the day care, striking the child numerous times with what appears to be stuffed animals and her hands.

The video also shows Reid picking up the child about two to three feet up and dropping him face-down onto a mat, police said.

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