Friday, May 02, 2014
Mother Arrested for Assaulting 8-year-old Son
A Johnson City woman is charged with child abuse after police say she disciplined her 8 year old son, hitting him with a plastic coat hanger. Authorities say the boy suffered multiple contusions on his legs, arms and back. 28-year-old Ateela McClain of Lakeview Drive is charged with felony child abuse and neglect. She was jailed on a $5,000 bond.