Police: Woman bit child in leg as punishment

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STEUBEN COUNTY – Police arrested a Fremont woman after they say she bit a child in the leg to punish her.

Carolyn A. Bowdish was arrested on a charge of battery resulting in bodily injury, a class D felony.

According to investigators, Bowdish bit a 3-year-old girl in the leg as a form of punishment. Police began investigating in June after a detective noticed the girl’s injury at a family gathering.

Bowdish was taken to the Steuben County Jail.

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