Mom seeks justice after baby’s leg broken at Knightdale day care, officials say

Mom seeks justice after baby’s leg broken at Knightdale day care, officials say


PARENTS OF CLAYTON HIGH VOWING TO CONTINUE THEIR FIGHT TO BRING BENNETT BACK. LIVE IN CLAYTON AMY CUTLER, CBS17. I FEEL LIKE MY TRUST HAS BEEN BROKEN. A DISTURBING SITUATION, A FORMER WAKE COUNTY DAYCARE WORKER ACCUSED OF BREAKING A BABIES LEG. THE WOMAN FACES A FELONY CHARGE OF NEGLIGENT DIDN’T — NEGLIGENT CHILD ABUSE, WE HAVE THE STORY LIVE. Reporter: GOOD EVENING, THIS IS WHERE TOWN OFFICIALS SAY THAT FORMER DAY CARE WORKER WORKED, WIDE WATERS LEARNING CENTER, THAT ONE WOMAN TOLD US THAT SHE HEARD THIS THROUGH THE NEWS AND THEN THROUGH THE DAY CARE CENTER ABOUT WHAT INVESTIGATORS THEY HAPPENED. SAY MAMA. IT TAKES A REALLY MEAN PERSON TO HER BABY. Reporter: FOR DEVON SULLIVAN DAYCARE IS IMPORTANT. I WORK AND GO TO SCHOOL SO I CANNOT CARE FOR MY CHILDREN AROUND THE CLOCK DURING WEEKDAYS. THEY HAVE TO BE AT SOME TYPE OF LEARNING ENVIRONMENT. Reporter: NOW SHE IS FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE FOR HER 10- MONTH-OLD SON ETHAN, THIS WEEK POLICE ARRESTING 51-YEAR-OLD KIMBERLY BOYKIN, THE FORMER WORKER AT WIDE WATERS LEARNING CENTER IN KNIGHTDALE IS ACCUSED OF TWISTING THE SIX-MONTH-OLD LEG FRACTURING THE CHILD’S LEFT FEMUR. DOCUMENTS SAY SHE DID NOT REPORT THE INCIDENT DESPITE QUOTE SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES TO DO SO. FOR SULLIVAN SHE NOTICED SOMETHING STRANGE WHEN PICKING ETHAN UP ONE AFTERNOON IN APRIL. HE WAS VERY FINICKY WHEN I PICKED HIM UP AND NOT HIMSELF. AND THAT IS WHEN SHE WENT ON TO SAY HE HAD FEVER AND I SAID OKAY IF HE HAD A FEVER WHEN WERE YOU GOING TO CALL ME? Reporter: SHE IS ANGRY AND HURT LEARNING THAT HIS LEG IS BROKEN. THAT IS A DEFENSELESS CHILD, THAT’S HORRIBLE. Reporter: TOSHA WALKER SAYS SHE’S NEVER HEARD OF ANY OTHER ISSUES WITH THE CENTER. CBS17 IS DIGGING DEEPER INTO THIS FACILITIES PAST, RECORDS SHOW VIOLATIONS WERE FOUND ON SIX OF THE LAST NINE VISITS BY STATE OFFICIALS TO THE DAYCARE, DURING A VISIT ON APRIL 23 SOME VIOLATIONS FOUND INCLUDE CHILDREN DISCIPLINED BY LEAVING THEM ALONE IN A ROOM SEPARATED FROM STAFF AT A STAFF MEMBERS THREATENING A CHILD STATING YOU WANT ME TO POPPY WITH A RULER? SULLIVAN BELIEVES IT IS IMPORTANT THAT PARENTS DO THEIR HOMEWORK. I FEEL LIKE MY TRUST HAS REALLY BEEN BROKEN, I DON’T KNOW WHO TO TRUST. Reporter: WIDE WATERS LEARNING CENTER CTR. STATEMENT FOLLOWING THE ARREST SAYING WE ARE COMMITTED TO MAINTAINING THE HIGHEST STANDARDS FOR EMPLOYEES, WE ARE ACTIVELY INVESTIGATING THE SITUATION INVOLVING A FORMER EMPLOYEE AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO COOPERATE WITH THE RELEVANT

2 Replies to “Mom seeks justice after baby’s leg broken at Knightdale day care, officials say”

  1. Bless that baby….you have to seriously use strength to break a babys bone…it takes a lot…what a nasty ,evil woman to have done that!!

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