Daycare working accused of breaking 2-year-old’s arm

Published 10:31 pm Wednesday, July 15, 2020

A Louisiana daycare worker has been arrested after a 2-year-old in her care ended up with a broken arm.

The St. Tammany Parish sheriff’s office says the incident was reported July 8 at a daycare in Slidell. The parents contacted deputies after their child was taken to a hospital and doctors determined through X-rays that the toddler’s arm was broken., WBRZ-TV reported.

After investigating, the sheriff’s office learned that Leann Simon, 34, had allegedly twisted the child’s arm behind its back before lifting the victim up by the arm.

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Simon faces one count of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. She was released Wednesday from the St. Tammany Parish Jail after posting $35,000 bond. It was unknown if she has an attorney who could speak on her behalf.