RIVIERA BEACH — A Riviera Beach mother was arrested Tuesday after allegedly beating her 3-year-old son with a belt, bruising the child’s buttocks and right leg. Quanteria Harris, 28, is being held at the Palm Beach County Jail on a charge of child abuse. According to the probable-cause affidavit, Riviera Beach police learned of the incident from the state Department of Children and Families investigation. The state had received a request from Riviera Beach Head Start to investigate the alleged abuse. READ MORE HERE
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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