LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- An employee at a local daycare center is facing criminal abuse charges after police said she hit a small child in the head.
Police arrested Vernice Aniton Friday.
She is accused of hitting a small child on the side of the head after he threw a rag at her at the Excellence in Learning 2 day care.
According to the police report, the manager called Child Protective Services after the worker was seen on surveillance video slapping her hand on the table in front of the small boy.
The child was taken to Kosair Children's Hospital for treatment.
Aniton is charged with criminal abuse 2nd degree.