LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Lawrence County woman was arrested after police say she burned a 10-year-old girl with a cigarette.
According to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department Marie Williams of Lynn was arrested and charged with battery in the second degree. Police say she burned a 10-year-old on her forehead with a cigarette.
The arrest came after the Crimes Against Children Hotline received a tip Thursday. Investigators with the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department and Arkansas State Police looked into the allegation and determined there was enough evidence to issue a warrant.
The Arkansas Department of Human Services took the child into custody, and Williams in the Lawrence County Jail. She's due for a bond hearing on Monday.