Sheriff: Mom Hit Son In Face With Video Game Controller

12:23 PM, Jun 8, 2013   |    comments
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Fayetteville, NC--  Authorities in Cumberland County are accusing a Fayetteville woman with injuring her young son on two separate occasions.

A statement from the sheriff's office Friday said 33-year old Teresa Marie Fowler is charged with Misdemeanor Child Abuse after detectives said her 8-year-old son was struck in the face with a video game controller in March. The boy suffered a small laceration and a black eye.

The statement said Fowler was convicted in 2009 of felony child abuse inflicting serious injury after hitting her then 4-year old child with a vacuum cleaner attachment. The child was left with a laceration on the top of his head, requiring staples.

Fowler was released from the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $2,000 unsecured bond. It's not known if she has an attorney.

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