An Apple Valley woman is accused of maliciously punishing her 13-year-old daughter after she allegedly struck the girl repeatedly with a belt for texting and not charging her cell phone. Renita Michelle Moss, 43, has been charged with one count of malicious punishment of a child.
A mother and stepfather are charged with neglect and malicious punishment of a child after authorities say they forced their 15-year-old son to live in poor conditions.
A North Mankato couple allegedly starved their adopted son to the point that the 8-year-old weighed just under 35 pounds, according to newly filed criminal charges. The abuse was carried out in full view of the boy’s three siblings, the criminal complaint says.
A Woodbury, Minn. woman has been convicted of malicious punishment for beating her boyfriend’s daughter with a wooden spoon.
Tong Vang was charged with first-degree assault, third-degree assault and malicious punishment of a child in connection with the incident.
A South St. Paul mother has been charged for allegedly beating her daughter in full view of her classmates and teacher.
A Roseville man is accused of whipping his two children for changing the TV channel from a Christian station.
A West St. Paul mother is accused of whipping her daughter with an electrical cord after the girl allegedly created a Facebook page against her wishes.
A 60-year-old man is accused of beating his step-children with an extension cord.
A St. Paul woman is accused of using a wrench to punish her 7-year-old daughter.