WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Feb. 5, 2015) — A Virginia mother is prepared to face charges for abandoning her 12-year-old son, saying he’s uncontrollable and needs help.
“I am his mother and I do love him, but he’s dangerous,” Kimberlyn Williams told WTKR.
She said the safety of her two younger children is at the center of the matter, pointing out that her son has hit her, bitten her and kicked her. She also said he’s threatened to stab children at school.
Williams’ son is at Riverside Behavioral Health Center, where he was taken after Williams reported an incident involving her son and her 4-year-old daughter.
“When I went in, I found him exposing himself to her and trying to coerce her to touch him,” Williams said.
She said she’s tried to get help to control her son’s inappropriate behavior.
“This is not an isolated incident. It’s been a gauntlet of doctors and medications and diagnoses,” she said.
Her son is set to be released Thursday, but Williams doesn’t want him at home. She told WTKR that she could face criminal charges if she doesn’t pick him up. He would then be placed in a residential facility with 24-hour supervision.
“I want something to get done,” Williams says. “I don’t want it to be you take this one and you risk your other children’s health and safety or you go to jail. There has to be a better way.”