Brevard day care worker accused of child abuse

Worker facing child abuse and child neglect charges

Headline Goes Here

PALM BAY, Fla - A Palm Bay day care worker was arrested Thursday on accusations that she abused a child.

According to Local 6 News partner Florida Today, a 4-year-old was taken to a hospital for a cut that needed stitches.

Carolyn Philogene-Hylton, 59, told her supervisors at Woodlake Wonderland Daycare that the boy fell and bumped his head.

The boy told police, however, that she grabbed his shirt and roughed him up, causing him to fall.

Philogene-Hylton is facing child abuse and neglect charges.

Copyright 2014 by All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.