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Bedford Woman Arrested After Biting Toddler
Updated November 16, 2017 7:44 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(BEDFORD) - A Bedford woman was arrested Tuesday after police say she bit and struck her boyfriend's 23-month-old son.

Indiana State Police arrested 29-year-old Chelsee New on charges of battery on a minor causing serious injury, criminal confinement and neglect of a dependent.

On Tuesday, ISP was contacted by the Department of Child Services about a toddler who suffered injuries sometime between Friday, Nov. 10th and Monday, Nov. 13th.

Police learned that the only people who were taking care of the child were his father, Dakota Padgett, and New.

Throughout the course of the investigation, police say New babysat the child over the weekend and had struck and bit him as disciplinary measures.

The child was taken into custody by DCS and was transported to Riley Children's Hospital for a medical evaluation and treatment.



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