Oklahoma mother “bit her one month old baby in the face and burned the baby in a hot bath to punish her for crying”
- Lea Robinson was seized Monday on charges of “child abuse by injury” in Tulsa
- In a meeting with DHS, she said that she had put the child in water ‘too hot’
- Doctor found bruises on the 1-month-old’s face that were consistent with bites
An Oklahoma mother was arrested Monday on suspicion of burning the bottom of her one-month-old baby, biting her face, and beating her for “too much crying.”
Tulsa police officers confiscated Lea Robinson for 21 years after her one-month-old girl was treated for severe diaper rash and bruising at St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
In a meeting with DHS officials, Robinson said she bit her child while she would not stop sobbing.
She also said that she had knowingly put the child in a too hot bath, the police said.
Police arrested Lea Robinson Monday (photo) and she is detained in a Tulsa prison after being accused of child abuse by injury
Lea Robertson is pictured for her arrest for child abuse in Tulsa on Monday
A doctor confirmed that the girl had sustained injuries consistent with Robinson uptake, including bite marks and bruises on the face and burns on the floor.
The charge was filed in October of last year, but Robinson was not arrested until a few months later.
It was believed that the child lived with Robinson at the time of the original incident.
A general picture shows the Saint Francis hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A complaint was filed in October that the Robinson girl was one month old with bruises on the face and serious cases of diaper rash. DHS officials later learned that the child’s bottom had been burned during a piping hot bath
It is unknown if she was there after the abuse.
According to abcTulsa, Robinson gave DHS officials and police conflicting stories about the child’s injuries.
Robinson is being held on a $ 50,000 bond and will appear in court on February 25.