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CPS closes daycare after unattended baby falls

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(KYTX) - A Hudson daycare has been closed due to a report of child abuse/neglect, according to a Department of Family and Protective Services report.

Shari Pullium with Texas Child Protective Services says a baby was left unattended Sept. 8 on a changing table and fell 3.2 feet onto the floor.

The investigation shows the staff of Wild About Kids reported false information to 9-month-old Reagan Brasher's father, Zack Brasher that day. A caregiver told Brasher his daughter was dropped on her backside.

The next day, a different staff member asked Brasher about swelling on Reagan's head. That's when he found out she had fallen and hit her head on the concrete ground.  

Reagan had a fractured skull and subdural hematoma, according to the report.

The incident wasn't reported to CPS until two days later. CPS delivered a notice and revoked the center's permit Friday, Nov. 16.

The owner of the daycare, Jessica Bridwell, can file for an appeal but has not yet.

To see the official report, Click Here.

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