In what has already been a brutal week of parenting in China, one young mother has managed to outdo the rest after being caught on camera delivering a vicious kick to her sobbing baby daughter.
In the 6-second clip, the toddler is seen sprawled out on the ground crying in front of some steps when her mom gives her a strong kick to her back, sits the kid back up and asks, “Still crying?”
The disturbing video ignited outrage online, which, of course, led to a police investigation. Using clues found in the video, the police determined that it was shot on February 24th in Foshan, Guangdong province. They soon tracked down the mother, a 27-year-old woman from Hubei province surnamed Chen.
Chen told police that she had recently been under a lot of stress and hadn’t been able to control her emotions. She said that she greatly regretted what she had done.
After medical workers determined that the child had not suffered any injuries, police gave the mother a harsh verbal warning and left.
You can watch the video below. Obviously, viewer discretion is advised.
[Video via Miaopai]
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