Police request arrest warrants after school leaders allegedly abuse Oklahoma 3-year-old

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SHAWNEE, Okla. -- Parents outraged, claiming their 3-year-old daughter was abused at a Christian school in Shawnee.

The parents of Zhuri Feh believe Liberty Academy officials put hand sanitizer in their daughter's mouth on multiple occasions, and they have video they say proves it.

Now police are requesting arrest warrants, and the parents are demanding answers.

Cell phone video was reportedly taken inside Liberty Academy, showing what happened after 3-year-old Zhuri wouldn't nap.

That video was shared with Zhuri's mother, Shemika Feh, on Thursday.

"I received a text...from Zhuri's teacher," explained Shemika. "She said Myers [school director] has been putting hand sanitizer in Zhuri's mouth."

That concerned teacher, who wishes to remain anonymous, recorded more than the video.

She also shared a brief audio clip, speaking with Zhuri on a day she was allegedly disciplined by the Preschool Director, Zabrinna Myers.

In the clip, Zhuri allegedly describes spitting out hand sanitizer, saying the taste was 'nasty'.

So with video and audio in hand, Shemika called Shawnee Police, who are now taking action.

"Two employees of Liberty Academy have been let go until further notice, for a pending investigation of child neglect," said Sergeant Dan Shumaker, with the Shawnee Police Department.

Police have requested two arrest warrants, but weren't able to confirm who they are for.

NewsChannel 4 reached out to Liberty Academy via phone, and a school official would only say that hand sanitizer had not been poured into a child's mouth.

Further questions, however, weren't answered. In fact, the school official hung up the phone mid-conversation, and would not return following calls.

Now the family fears what might have happened if a teacher hadn't spoken up.

"I'm a nurse, my husband's a nurse...so we both know what damage it can cause," said Shemika.

"I appreciate the teacher who took the phone, with a godly mind, to call and report this issue," said Godwin Feh, Zhuri's father.

Police have presented their case to the Pottawatomie County District Attorney's Office.

Warrants could be issued as early as Friday.

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