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Columbus woman arrested, accused of burning child with hot iron

Tyquiria Gibson. (Source: Muscogee County Jail) Tyquiria Gibson. (Source: Muscogee County Jail)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A Columbus woman was arrested on Thursday after being accused of injuring a child.

Tyquiria Gibson, 18, was arrested and charged with first-degree cruelty to children.

Gibson is accused of causing a second-degree burn to the left arm of her 1-year-old son by pressing a hot iron to his arm, according to a Columbus Police Department arrest report.

Gibson, who is listed as a student at Hardaway High School, will appear in recorder's court on May 30 at 9 a.m.

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