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Mother allegedly used phone cord to beat child

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Renita Sherrod (Source: LMDC) Renita Sherrod (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A mother was arrested after allegedly beating her child with a phone cord.

According to police, Renita Sherrod hit her 10-year-old child with a cord nearly 10 times.

A police report stated the child suffered bruising, lacerations and welts to the back, arms, legs and chest.

Police said Sherrod admitted to hitting her child.

She is charged with child abuse.

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