A daycare worker accused of assaulting a 22-month-old was fired after video reportedly surfaced showing the incident.
The incident happened at Future Generations Daycare on Buffalo Shoals Road in Statesville, officials say.
The accused employee, Lori Fisher, has worked at the child care facility for 11 years.
The baby’s parents reported the incident to the daycare and to Statesville police.
Fisher was fired immediately after video was reviewed by the daycare owner.
Fisher was arrested Thursday night and charged with simple assault. She was given a $1,000 bond.
No further information was released.