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Oklahoma City daycare worker arrested after baby fractures arm

OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma City daycare worker has been arrested after a baby in her care fractured his arm.

On Feb. 20, a family member went to pick up a baby, who is 5 months old, at Child Care Network, located at 14300 N. Western.

When the family member picked up the baby, he said he noticed the baby was very lethargic and would not wake up completely, the police report states.

The family member immediately called the baby's mother, who took him to the hospital.

Doctors discovered the baby had two small fractures in his right forearm.

Police later questioned the employees at Child Care Network to determine what happened.

A woman who works at the daycare, 25-year-old Shannon Smith, was later arrested for child abuse.

According to court documents, Smith is observed on video surveillance removing the baby from a bouncy seat by grabbing his right arm only and pulling him up to her in a forceful manner.

She was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on Thursday.

No other details have been released at this time.