BELOIT, Wis. – Let’s skip the fact that a 10-year-old was left in charge of caring for a toddler for a minute and get to why the kid was arrested. A mother brought her 23-month-old toddler to Beloit Memorial Hospital suffering brain damage and bruises all over their body. They were told that the child had fallen from a crib. But the injuries were not consistent, looking more like prolonged abuse, so the police were called. That’s when it was revealed that the person who had been caring for the victim for the last few weeks was a 10-year-old kid. The 10-year-old, who is not related to the victim, later confessed to investigators that they were responsible for the child’s brain bleeding and severe external injuries.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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