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Etowah Co. daycare worker arrested for aggravated child abuse

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An Etowah County day care worker has been arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse.  Police arrested Karen Lynn Rowland Tuesday.  The 41 year old Piedmont resident is charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse. 

Officers say Rowland screamed and cursed at two 4 year old children.  She then allegedly hit one child in the face with a folder and slammed the other child's head down against a table.  The incidents, which were captured on video, happened the week of February 10th.

Rowland was booked at the Etowah County Detention Center and later released on a $10,000 bond.  The investigation is ongoing.

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