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Sep 5, 2012 7:15 AM

Woman Charged With Abusing Two Children In A Park

Two children were hospitalized and a woman jailed after an incident at Coolavin Park in Lexington on Tuesday.

According to court documents, Tanya Johnson, 27, hit her 3-year-old and 6-year-old sons with a belt causing several bruises on their bodies. Police say the 3-year-old also suffered a swollen eye when Johnson pushed him into a wall. EMS took the children to the hospital. There was no information released on their conditions, but officials say they will be released to social services.

Police charged Johnson with two counts of criminal abuse.

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