Police: Mother Arrested After Child Found Malnourished, Bruised

Posted at 9:07 AM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 09:07:21-04

LONDON Ky. (LEX 18) — A Laurel County woman has been arrested and charged with criminal abuse after she allegedly injured her 27-month-old child.

Sarah A. Sizemore, 30, of London was arrested. London Police say that DCBS began investigating the child’s welfare on April 12.

Police say the child was malnourished and had bruises and cuts all over his body. The child was taken to Saint Joseph London KentuckyOne Health then transferred by ambulance to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Medical staff reported that the child was suffering from extreme malnutrition. Sizemore, who was aware of the child’s physical condition, failed to seek medical attention for the child. 

Sizemore was arrested and charged with first-degree criminal abuse of a child and endangering the welfare of a minor. She was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.