YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. —A Yadkin County woman was charged with felony child abuse after red marks were found on her child, deputies said.
Brandy Bell Thomas, 36, of Yadkinville, was arrested following an investigation that began May 25.
Yadkin County deputies said the child’s father called law enforcement after noticing red marks on the child’s lower back.
The father had picked up the child from Thomas, the child’s mother, prior to noticing the marks, deputies said.
Following an investigation, deputies charged Thomas with one felony count of child abuse with serious physical injury. Thomas was held in the Yadkin County jail under a $10,000 secured bond pending a Wednesday court appearance.
No other information was released.