Kernersville Woman Charged With Child Abuse

7:43 PM, Apr 25, 2013   |    comments
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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.


Kernersville Police

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