Woman arrested after child abuse video surfaces

Police investigating possible child abuse

WEST MEMPHIS, AR (WMC) - Police took a woman into custody after they received video of her allegedly hitting a young child.

Detectives said the video was recorded in West Memphis and later identified the suspect as 21-year-old Alazai Gardner.

Gardner was arrested Saturday night and charged with second-degree battery.

The child is safe and was taken to Department of Human Services.

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