Day care worker charged with child abuse in Prince George's County

Posted at 12:07 PM, Oct 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-21 12:07:11-04

A day care worker was arrested for the child abuse of a 3-year-old boy in Upper Marlboro Thursday.

25-year-old D’Aira Nichel Thompson has been charged with Second Degree Child Abuse and Second Degree Assault.  

According to investigators, on October 18, 2016, Thompson tried to restrain the victim in a chair.

She told the boy to lay his head down and slammed the boy’s head on the table.

The victim suffered a contusion to the right side of his head.

Thompson was the victims teacher.


Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Unit at (301) 772-4930.

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