A Hattiesburg woman has been arrested and charged with felony child neglect after officers discovered a baby with several injuries.
Ryan Moore, public information officer with the Hattiesburg Police Department, said officers responded to a report of possible child neglect at about 2 a.m. Sept. 13 in the 100 block of Hardwood Court Apartments. Upon arriving, police discovered a 12-month-old child with several injuries on his body.
Kianta Lewis, 26, was taken into custody and booked into the Forrest County Jail.
The baby was transported to a local hospital by AAA Ambulance.