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Rockford woman accused of physically abusing a child

ROCKFORD (WREX) — A Rockford woman is charged after police say she physically abused a child.

Shaunte Coleman, 26, of Rockford, turned herself into authorities on Sunday.

Police say a child under the age of 5 was treated at a local hospital for injuries consistent with being physically abused.

Coleman is being charged with Aggravated Battery to a Child and Aggravated Domestic Battery.

Coleman was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail, according to police.

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