North Carolina woman accused of burning baby’s feet

Newborn baby feet (Photo: Pixabay)

GREENSBORO, NC (AP) — Police say a North Carolina woman is jailed after she was accused of burning a 2-month-old child’s feet.

Capt. Nathaniel Davis of the Greensboro Police Department said on Wednesday that 22-year-old Loretta Marie Ford is charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury.

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According to police, the child suffered second- and third-degree burns on the bottom of both feet.

Davis provided no additional details, including the child’s relation to Ford. He says the incident remains under investigation.

Ford is jailed on a $500,000 bond. It’s not known if she has an attorney.