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Daycare worker arrested for child cruelty, neglect

Wednesday - 5/11/2011, 6:09pm  ET

LEESBURG, Va. - A woman who worked at a Leesburg daycare has been arrested for child cruelty and neglect after an incident involving a six-week old child, Leesburg police said Wednesday.

Fanny Raquelina Romero Henriquez, 29, of Leesburg was charged May 6 after an incident at the Kiddie Academy daycare center in Leesburg April 29.

The infant required medical care and is recovering from the injuries sustained during the incident.

Henriquez was also charged with failing to report the incident to police. She was released after posting $7500 bond.

Police are investigating the incident with the help of Loudoun County's Child Protective Services.

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