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Fayetteville mother faces charge of child abuse

Posted June 19, 2008 1:26 p.m. EDT

— A Fayetteville woman was charged with child abuse after a babysitter noticed bruises on the child she was tending.

Angelita Alcazar, 23, of 5810 Glenpine Drive, allegedly hit her two-year-old with her hand and belt sometime between June 14 and 15.

The child was placed in temporary custody by the Department of Social Services, and the mother was released from the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $1,000 bond.