Woman accused of throwing 7-year-old on the ground

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A woman has been arrested after officers say she grabbed a 7-year-old by the hair and threw her on the ground.

Alexiana Johnson, 23, of Rayville, was arrested Wednesday, August 16, 2018.

According to the arrest report, Monroe officers responded to the Walmart located at 2701 Louisville Avenue in reference to a disturbance on August 15, 2018. 

Once officers arrived, they spoke with a witness who said she was standing by Firehouse Subs when she saw a female grab a child by the hair and throw her on the ground.

Officers say all parties were still on scene when they arrived and they spoke with the mother of the child.

The mother said her wife Alexiana Johnson grabbed her 7-year-old daughter by her hair and threw her on the ground. Officers noticed the 7-year-old was limping and had a cut on her right elbow. Officers called an ambulance to assist the child with her injuries.

Officers spoke with Johnson who admitted to grabbing the child by the hair and throwing her down. She said the 7-year-old tried to hit her. Johnson was arrested for cruelty to a juvenile and booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.

Her bond has not yet been set.

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