A 42-year-old Tega Cay woman has been charged with unlawful conduct toward a child after her stepdaughter accused her of beating her, according to a Tega Cay Police report.
The victim, a 14-year-old girl, told police her stepmother beat her with a belt on the arms, face and neck, according to the report. The girl called police after the alleged incident on June 22. The Fort Mill Times is not reporting the woman’s name to protect the victim’s identity.
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