Florida daycare worker arrested after video shows her hitting, dropping child

Kimberly Reid

CLERMONT, Fla. (NBC NEWS) – A Florida daycare worker is accused of hitting and dropping a child on a mat, the Clermont Police Department said.

The police department released cellphone video that shows Kimberly Reid striking a 4-year-old boy multiple times with what appeared to be a stuff animal.

The video also shows Reid holding the child about 3 feet in the air before dropping him face down on a mat.

The child was not hurt. Police said a coworker sent them the cellphone video because she was “uncomfortable” with Reid’s behavior.

Reid was arrested and charged with child abuse. Police said there was no other evidence that any other children were abused.

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