Maryland Teacher Accused of Child Abuse
(Forest Hill, Maryland) A 24-year-old preschool teacher at Celebree Learning Center, Kaitlin Marie Krause, has been accused of abusing a 3-year-old girl after parents found scratches on the girl's face. Krause said she accidentally scratched the girl.
Video tape from that classroom ultimately clarified who was telling the truth.Krause was booked and released on $5,000 bail.
"The suspect was standing next to the victim and then the suspect reached out and grabbed the victim, pushed her into a chair, had apparently grabbed her face and at some point had knocked her out of the chair to the floor," said Edward Hopkins, spokesman of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.[…]
Krause now faces charges of child abuse, assault and neglect, which if convicted, could carry up to 30 years in prison.