Felony/Child Abuse Prozac 2011-03-16 Oklahoma Mother Throws 8 Year Old to the Ground and Bites him Badly
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Paragraph two reads:  "Officials tell KTUL.com a witness called police after seeing a mother pull her child out of the car, throw him on the ground and bite him while he screamed for help."

Last two paragraphs read:  "Officers say Richards told them she remembered wrestling with her son but not biting him.  She then admitted to drinking half a pint of tequila earlier that evening and taking Prozac."

"She is being charged with felony child abuse and is being held on a $50,000 bond."

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Mother Arrested For Biting Son

Posted: Mar 15, 2011 5:34 PM CDT Updated: Mar 15, 2011 5:34 PM CDT

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Rogers County sheriff deputies arrested a Claremore woman Friday for biting her son.

Officials tell KTUL.com a witness called police after seeing a mother pull her child out of the car, throw him on the ground and bite him while he screamed for help.

The witness said when Amanda Richards found out deputies were on the way, she ran off into the woods behind her house.

An affidavit states when deputies arrived on scene, an 8-year-old boy showed them wounds and told them his mother had bitten him.

Officers say Richards told them she remembered wrestling with her son but not biting him.  She then admitted to drinking half a pint of tequila earlier that evening and taking Prozac.

She is being charged with felony child abuse and is being held on a $50,000 bond.