Woman charged with child abuse, forced child to do exercises, Orange cops say


ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – An Orange County woman was arrested on child abuse charges after deputies say she disciplined the child by forcing the child to do exercises and disciplining the child if the exercises were done wrong.

Clarinda Williams, 40, was arrested on Wednesday after a teacher at school notified the Department of Children and Families of a possible abuse.

It's not clear how old the child is. Williams said she was upset about past incidents that occurred and that the child lied about them, according to the report.

Williams told deputies she became angry in the incident on Saturday and described her mind set as "blacking out" when she "attacked" the child.

Williams was booked into Orange County jail.