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J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

May 2nd, 2014 7:28 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

Ateela McClain

Johnson City police arrested a city woman Wednesday for disciplining her child with a plastic clothes hanger, which left bruises all over his body, a news release and court record said.

Ateela E. McClain, 28, 1444 E. Lakeview Drive, is charged with one count of felony child abuse in the case.

Police investigators received a complaint from the Department of Children's Services on Wednesday about the alleged assault of an 8-year-old boy.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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