North Carolina woman throws 1-year-old child to the ground in tantrum over beer

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Sunday, October 14, 2018
Kyesha Sherell Willis

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Officials say a woman was arrested after she threw her one-year-old child to the ground after she was denied a beer.

The child did not sustain any serious injuries from the incident, authorities said.

On Saturday around 4:30 p.m., police said 29-year-old Kyesha Sherell Willis went to a neighbor's home and demanded a beer. When the neighbor's denied her the drink, she threw her son to the ground and assaulted the neighbor.

Authorities said Willis is facing charges including simple assault and assault on a child under the age of 12.

The young child is currently in the custody of his grandmother.