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Mother Charged with Child Abuse in Northumberland County

SHAMOKIN, Pa. — A mother is accused of beating her four-year-old daughter because she was mad the child was sleeping in her bed. Police say Yaminah Bethun...

SHAMOKIN, Pa. — A mother is accused of beating her four-year-old daughter because she was mad the child was sleeping in her bed.

Police say Yaminah Bethune-Lewis whipped the child with an extension cord at a home in Shamokin on Tuesday.

She was arrested on Thursday.

Bethune-Lewis is locked up on child abuse charges in Northumberland County.