NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A Newport News woman has been arrested and accused of abuse an infant.
According to Newport News Police, Child Protective Services officials reported an incident early April regarding an infant at a local hospital with injuries.
Authorities have not clarified if the child’s injuries were life-threatening or not.
Following further investigation, police arrested 23-year-old Alexus Nichole Raynor on May 1. She is facing multiple charges including malicious wounding, child abuse/neglect causing injury, and endangering a child.
Raynor is currently in the custody of the Newport News City Jail.