U.S. Mother arrested for giving 2 year old son to drink beer
Saturday, July 7, 2012
A woman in Arizona is facing child abuse charges after she admitted pouring beer into the cup to sip your 2 year old children.
Valerie Marie Topete was arrested this week after admitting to police action.
She reportedly told authorities that the child was "get saved" by his beer so poured into your cup. The child was not injured.
However, the 36-year-old now faces charges of child abuse.
According to the Phoenix Police Department, authorities were called to a pizza place in Phoenix on Tuesday night after witnesses reported seeing Topete poured beer on your child's sippy cup.
Witnesses said the boy drank the cup and was alone at the table with his sippy cup.
"The officers interviewed the suspect who made admissions to pour the beer into the glass, because the child continues to reach" the pitcher of beer, "Los Angeles Times quoted police in Phoenix, said in a statement.
"The mother told officers the child first drink of the cup, but later indicated that the child may have drunk some of the content," the statement said.
The child was taken to a local hospital as a precaution, and was later released to the care of his father.