UPDATE: The state of Indiana has closed down a daycare where a 1-year-old boy suffered serious facial injuries.
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Spokesperson Marni Lemons confirmed to 24-Hour News 8 that an emergency closure order was delivered sometime Tuesday at KiddieGarden Day Care near 38th Street and Kinnear Avenue. The order is effective immediately.
No children were present at the time the order was issued.
While questions arose whether an employee inflicted the injuries to the child, the owner of the daycare claims a 2-year-old girl caused the injuries.
The boy is currently in stable condition Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.
ORIGINAL: An Indianapolis mother is angry after her son came home with cuts and swelling on his face.
Taylor Griffin told WISH that her 13-month-old son Jesse had to be hospitalized at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health after an incident at KiddieGarden day care.
A day care worker called her Monday around 2:30 p.m. to say her son’s face was swollen. Griffin quickly drove to the day care, where she called for police and an ambulance herself.