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Caught on Video: Daycare Employee Throws Child Into Cabinet

A daycare worker has been fired after being caught on camera throwing a 3-year-old girl into a cabinet.

About the Daycare Abuse Incident

According to reports, security footage has revealed that Wilma Brown, a former employee at Brighter Day Care and Preschool in St. Louis County, Missouri, grabbed a three-year-old girl and threw her against a cabinet on February 1. The girl had to receive seven stitches, with Brown claiming that she had accidentally fallen and injured herself.

Brown is reportedly having her license revoked, and has been fired from the daycare center. She continues to dispute the video evidence.

Signs of Child Abuse

According to the Mayo Clinic, signs of child abuse can include:

  • Withdrawal from friends or activities
  • Changes in behavior or school performance
  • Unexplained injuries
  • Poor hygiene
  • Self-harm or attempted suicide

Ten Possible Daycare Hazards

Various things can create an injury risk for children at daycare. These include:

  • Wet floors
  • Unsafe playground equipment
  • Defective or unsafe toys
  • Harmful chemicals in accessible places
  • Falling objects
  • Lack of supervision
  • Easily-accessible swimming pools
  • Choking on food or other small objects
  • Improper storage of prescription drugs
  • Hot surfaces

Contact an Experienced Child Daycare Abuse Attorney

Child daycare abuse is serious business. At the Thomas J. Henry law firm, we have zero tolerance for any child abuse and deal with it aggressively. As the largest personal injury law firm in Texas, the Thomas J. Henry law firm has the experience, the expertise, and determination to get their clients the large settlements, verdicts and the justice they deserve. Call Thomas J. Henry today at 361-221-5053.


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