Woman arrested for allegedly abusing child at daycare

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Lexington daycare worker is in jail after being accused of abusing a toddler.

Police have charged 58-year-old Shirley Martinez with second degree criminal abuse.

According to her arrest citation, Martinez was seen using cruel punishment on a one-year-old in her care.

The alleged abuse was apparently caught on surveillance camera at the daycare Martinez works at.

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