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Storm Lake Woman Arrested for Child Abuse

September 16, 2020 9:28am

A woman was arrested after the Storm Lake Police Department responded to a report of child abuse.

Officers arrived at an apartment at 115 West 2nd Street at approximately 7pm yesterday (Tues).  Following an on-scene investigation, police allege that earlier that day at the residence, an adult female identified as 54-year-old Mayra Barrios Barrios of Storm Lake, struck a ten-year-old on the thigh with a belt causing bodily injury.

Barrios was taken into custody without incident and charged with Child Endangerment Causing Bodily Injury, a Class D Felony. Barrios was booked into Buena Vista County Jail and held on a five-thousand dollar bond.

A report was filed with the Iowa Department of Human Services.