LINKEDIN 8 COMMENTMORE

A Detroit mother seen kicking her 2-year-old boy in a video that went viral was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation.

Rolaunda Paul, 30, was sentenced on fourth-degree child abuse charges for kicking her young son April 10 outside her apartment building on Delaware Street on Detroit's west side.

Paul had been charged  with second-degree child abuse, a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison for a first offense. Paul pleaded guilty May 10 to the lesser charge, a misdemeanor. She is due back in court Aug. 9 on a neglect case brought against her by the state involving her child.

No physical injuries were reported to the child as a result of Paul's actions.

bwilliams@detroitnews.com

(313) 222-2027

 

,

 

LINKEDIN 8 COMMENTMORE
Read or Share this story: https://detne.ws/2sYiRzS