September 14, 2010
Surprise, Arizona (The Weekly Vice) - Lawanna Smith, a 32-year-old Surprise woman, was arrested Thursday after she allegedly beat her child with an electrical cord.
According to Surprise police, Smith son was on an overnight visit with a neighbor when that neighbor discovered a significant number of welts on the boy's arms and legs.
When the neighbor asked the boy about his injuries, he explained that his mother, Lawanna Smith had beaten him with an electrical cord. The neighbor called police.
A neighbor who lives next door to the family stated that they heard a lot of yelling coming from the home on the day of the attack.
There was "A lot of cussing at the kids," stated the neighbor. "We heard a lot of commotion and yelling."
Smith was arrested and booked on suspicion of alleged child abuse, child neglect and domestic violence. Bond information is not available at this time.
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