ESTERO, Fla. - An Estero woman was arrested Saturday for child abuse. We are not revealing the woman's identity to protect the young victim. The Lee County Sheriff's Office tells us the received reports of child being dragged across a parking lot at Coconut Point Mall.
When deputies arrived, they found the 2-year-old child with injuries to the head, legs and scratch marks on their body. Witnesses said the woman was intoxicated, threw the child on the ground and dragged him by the hair. The Department of Children and Families was contacted about the incident.