BACON COUNTY, Ga. – The day after arresting the mother, Alma Police arrested two more people for the severe abuse of a 21-month-old girl.
Alma Police say 41-year-old Alice Herrington of Alma is facing one count of party to a crime for failing to notify law enforcement. A 16-year-old male is facing battery, aggravated assault, and cruelty to children charges. He’s being held in the juvenile detention center in Waycross.
Police are also asking one of the mother’s charges of Battery to be upgraded to Aggravated Battery.
Read more about the original arrest of the mother, Sarah Staten, here.
Police say more charges could be filed once a thorough evaluation of Staten’s two other children is performed.