CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A North Carolina mother has been arrested for child abuse for the second time in two years.
WJZY reported that Paulette Gibson, 27, of Charlotte, is accused of whipping her 10-year-old daughter with a belt, causing injuries to her back and face.
It happened in August at a family member’s home, according to police. The suspect has since been charged with misdemeanor child abuse.
The suspect was also arrested and charged with felony child abuse causing serious bodily injury in August of 2014, according to records.
Gibson was jailed under a $2,000 bond and has court planned for next month. It remains uncertain who currently has custody of the child.