NC Woman Accused Of Biting Baby, Breaking Ribs

RALEIGH, N.C. Police in Raleigh accused a woman of biting her 16-week-old baby and breaking the child's ribs and shoulder blades.

WTVD in Durham reports ( Mary Martin Peele is charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury and misdemeanor child abuse.

Arrest warrants say Peele broke 12 of her baby's ribs and both scapula bones. The baby also suffered a deep bite wound on his shoulder.

The warrants say the injuries occurred between the end of May and mid-July.

Peele was arrested on Monday. She is being held under $250,000 bond in the Wake County jail and was ordered not to have contact with any minors under the age of 18 without supervision. Jail records don't say whether she has an attorney.



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