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Daycare worker arrested for breaking child's arm

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Carla Hougland, 39, is charged with breaking a three-year-old girl's arm. Carla Hougland, 39, is charged with breaking a three-year-old girl's arm.
SMYRNA, Tenn. -

Police arrested a local daycare worker after she allegedly broke a child's arm.

The incident was reported November 2 at Rock Springs Academy in Smyrna.

During their investigation, Smyrna police and the Tennessee Department of Children's Services determined Carla Hougland, 39, of La Vergne, physically harmed a three-year-old girl by picking her up by the arm and placing her on a mat.

The child's arm was broken as a result.

Hougland was arrested and charged with child abuse.

She is scheduled to appear in court on January 29.

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