Po­lice: Mom hit son who didn’t give her card

Cape Breton Post - - News World -

SPAR­TAN­BURG, S.C. — Po­lice in South Carolina say a woman has been ar­rested for hit­ting her young son af­ter he gave a Mother’s Day card to his grand­mother but not to her.

A Spar­tan­burg Po­lice De­part­ment re­port says Shon­trell Mur­phy is charged with cru­elty to chil­dren for hit­ting her son on the head Thurs­day. His age was not given. He was treated and re­leased from a lo­cal hospi­tal. Ac­cord­ing to the re­port, the boy’s sis­ter told po­lice that Shon­trell Mur­phy hit the boy hard be­cause he gave his grand­mother a card but not her. She then tore the card up.

Po­lice say Shon­trell Mur­phy has been re­leased from the Spar­tan­burg County De­ten­tion Cen­ter.

It wasn’t clear Sun­day if she has an at­tor­ney and the num­ber listed on the po­lice re­port wasn’t work­ing.

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