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Villarreal & Begum December 6, 2019

Toddler Assaulted by Daycare Worker

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On November 22, a daycare worker was in court and pleaded no contest to the charges pressed against her. Heather Reese, 41, was accused of striking a child across the face at work. A video of the incident surfaced, showing Mrs. Reese hitting a 3-year-old boy back in October. In the video, Reese was seen gripping the boy’s arm and attempted to shove something in his mouth.  The boy then spat out what was forced into his mouth, and Reese than struck the child across the face after she forces the boy to look at the floor to see the substance he spat out. The accused was charged with misdemeanor assault and was fired from her position at Bright Beginnings Childcare. No other charges will be filed according to the prosecuting attorney. You can see the full video, here. 

Contact a Personal Injury Attorney

If your child was abused or injured at a daycare center or school, call the Texas Law Guns. Villarreal and Begum know that parents place a great amount of trust into the people that look after their children. It is up to daycare workers to keep children out of harm’s way, not place them in it. If your child was injured due to negligent or abusive behavior, you need an attorney to make things right. Villarreal and Begum have the needed experience and resources to make sure your child comes first. For a free case evaluation, call our San Antonio office, or message us online.