Jefferson Co. woman charged with punching 3-year-old daughter in face

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 4:46 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 22 at 5:25 PM

(KMOV) – A Jefferson County woman is accused of punching her 3-year-old daughter in the face in February.

Amy Jordan, 29, was charged with child abuse.

According to court documents, Jordan punched her daughter in the left eye at her Barnhart home in the 1700 block of Dandridge on February 16.

Authorities said the punch resulted in a large contusion under the eye.

If found guilty, Jordan faces up to seven years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

 

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