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Franklin Furnace woman in jail after striking child

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SCIOTO COUNTY, OH -

A Franklin Furnace woman is in jail after deputies say she struck a child in the face.

Amber Sheets, 24, of Franklin Furnace, has been charged with one count of endangering children, a felony. 

In a news release, Sheriff Marty Donini said that Sheets repeatedly struck an 8 year old child in the face causing injuries. 

Sheets is being held on a $5,000 bond. 

The child was placed with a family member.