EUSTIS, Fla. – A 35-year-old Florida girl was arrested Saturday on allegations of inserting a 4-year-old boy in a dryer that went “spherical and spherical,” a Lake County arrest affidavit said.
Amber Chapman, of Eustis, was arrested on a cost of aggravated little one abuse within the February incident after the boy was discovered with head, face, again and stomach accidents in keeping with the allegations.
In keeping with the arrest affidavit, the boy, who was typically left within the care of Chapman, was taken to the ER at UF Well being Leesburg Hospital, the place he stated “Miss Amber” positioned him within the dryer with some towels and he spun round. The boy had swelling and bruises on his head, cheeks, ears, abdomen and again, officers stated.
Throughout an interview a number of days later, the boy stated Chapman positioned him within the dryer, closed the door and he went “spherical and spherical,” the affidavit said.
A medical report said that it’s unclear if the dryer triggered the accidents, “however the severity of the accidents and the areas of the accidents on the again, face, brow and ears are in keeping with being inflicted by the identical.”
The affidavit didn’t state a motive.
A warrant was issued for Chapman on Friday, and she or he was arrested the subsequent day.
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