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Mother charged with abuse for attacking juvenile with tire iron

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - A Fayette County woman is facing child abuse charges after police say she attacked a 16-year-old with a tire iron. 

According to a release, police responded to Montgomery General Hospital after receiving a report of a teen being struck "numerous times" with a tire iron during a dispute with an adult woman. 

The woman, identified as Michelle Rene Saunders, 35, of Glen Ferris, was arrested an charged with child abuse resulting in injury. 

Her bond was set at $10,000 and is currently being held at Southern Regional Jail. 

If you have any information regarding the incident, you're asked to contact the Fayette County Sheriff's Department at (304) 574-3590.

The incident remains under investigation. 


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