Charlotte woman charged with child abuse

36-year-old Chermicka Smith turned herself in Tuesday, January 27 in connection with a child abuse case. She was charged with three counts of misdemeanor child abuse inflicting physical injury.

Thursday, January 22 Metro Division officers answered a call regarding child abuse on St. John Street. CMPD Youth Crimes detectives were given cell phone video of the abuse from a family member. Detectives were able to get a warrant for the arrest of Smith.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

We will update this story as more information comes in.