Panama City, Fla. – A Panama City woman has been arrested on child abuse charges by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the Bay County Sheriff’s Office, a child came to school with bruises and bite marks on her body, she said that the abuse was caused by her caregiver, Jessica Cooks. The child also stated that cooks struck her multiple times on the head, pinched her and bit her.
28 year old Cooks admitted to striking and biting the child. She reportedly became frustrated when the child had not taken her medication and was out of control. Cook has been charged with child abuse.