Kernersville, NC -- Police arrested and charged a Kernersville woman for abusing a child, according to the police department.
Kernersville police responded to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for the suspicious injury of a child April 21.
After investigating, police arrested 21-year-old Heather Lynn Richard Wednesday. She's charged with two counts of felony child abuse inflicting serious bodily injury (Class C felony) and five counts of felony child abuse inflicting serious injury (Class E felony).
Police placed Richard in the Forsyth County Detention Center under a $500,000 secured bond.
Her first appearance in court is set for May 23.