On October 26, the LCSO was notified by Child Protective Services that a staff member of the Karter School assaulted a child at the school on October 21. Upon investigating, detectives determined that a staff member at the school pushed a child, causing the child to fall backward and strike her head on a chair. During that investigation, it was discovered that on October 18, another child had been assaulted by the same employee. On November 4, Mariah Clara Prieto, 19 of Ashburn was arrested and charged with Cruelty and Injuries to Children for the first incident and Assault for the second incident. Prieto was transported to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center where she was released on a $1,500 bond.
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