Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin reports, that a 41 year old daycare worker has been placed under arrest and charged with aggravated child abuse in connection with an incident occurring on February 10th (2014).
According to information contained in a news release from Sheriff Entrekin – Piedmont resident, Karen Lynn Rowland, while screaming and cursing at two four-year-old children – allegedly hit one child in the face with a folder, and slammed the other child’s head down against a table.
The incident was apparently captured on surveillance video.
No additional information regarding whether or not either of the children had been injured during the incident was available.
Rowland was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center – and later released on a $10,000 property bond.
The investigation into the matter is on-going.