Dothan woman facing child abuse charges

DOTHAN, Ala. (WIAT) – A woman in Dothan is behind bars for reportedly biting her child in the face.

The incident stemmed from a report by the Department of Human Resources filed against the child’s mother, Camille Fields.

Police became involved after the 7-year-old arrived at schools with injuries to her face and torso.

After investigators conducted an intense questioning, it was determined that the injuries were the result of abuse.

Fields is being held in the Houston County Jail on felony child abuse charges.

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