Escambia County woman accused of beating children with charger
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) —
An Escambia County woman is behind bars for allegedly beating two children with a phone charging cord.
According to the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, 32-year-old Natania Baht Israel was arrested on Thursday after being reported for child abuse.
According to the incident report, the children were waiting to go to school and refused to eat their breakfast. The children reportedly told deputies Israel made them pull their pants down and she struck them with a charger.
The report added Israel beat the two children with the cord, causing welts, abrasions, bruising, and possible scarring on their thighs.
Israel has been charged with two counts of cruelty towards a child.
The children were taken to Gulf Coast Kid's House.
Israel is being held at the Escambia County Jail on a $6,000 bond.