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Daycare Worker Caught Assaulting Toddler Enters Plea

Diamond Kelley6 months ago

Video footage of a daycare worker striking a young child across the face surfaced in the Toledo Municipal Court as the accused worker entered a plea of no contest.

About the Toddler Daycare Abuse

On November 22, 2019, daycare worker Heather Reese, 41, pleaded no contest to her charge of assault on a toddler. Pleading no contest is another alternative to pleading guilty where the accused neither denies nor admits to a crime. The decision for punishment is left up to the court to decide.

She appeared in court along with her attorney and stood before the judge Mary Grace Trimboli.

According to the Toledo Blade, Judge Trimboli presented the case and video footage to the probation department for a pre-sentencing evaluation. Reese must appear in court to be sentenced on January 10th.

The misdemeanor of assault charges were the only ones filed in this cause and Reese was immediately let go from her position at Bright Beginnings Childcare in Toledo, Ohio.

Description of Captured Footage and Assault

  • The incident occurred with a 3-year old boy at 4135 W. Alexis Road, Toledo, Ohio in October 2019
  • Reese is visibly seen holding a grip on the boy’s arm as she attempts to feed him/put something in his mouth
  • The boy spits whatever substance it was onto the floor. Next, Reese is seen turning the boy to face her as she slaps him across the face.

Contact an Experienced Daycare Injury Attorney

If your child has been injured after an accident or abuse at a daycare center, contact Thomas J. Henry. Parents put their trust in the staff of a daycare facility to keep their children safe and out of harm’s way. It is unacceptable for a child to be subjected to abuse or an unsafe premises while in their care. If your child was seriously injured due to the negligence or abusive actions of daycare staff, call our experienced child injury attorneys today. Thomas J. Henry has the legal and financial resources necessary to develop your child’s case properly. Call for a free case review.

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