Mother Charged with Child Abuse in Northumberland County
SHAMOKIN, Pa. — A mother is accused of beating her four-year-old daughter because she was mad the child was sleeping in her bed.
Police say Yaminah Bethune-Lewis whipped the child with an extension cord at a home in Shamokin on Tuesday.
She was arrested on Thursday.
Bethune-Lewis is locked up on child abuse charges in Northumberland County.