Rome Resident Arrested on Child Cruelty Charges

A 28 year old from Rome, Georgia – Tessa Cheyanne Hughes – was placed under arrest recently after reports said that she struck a child in the face with a closed hand, leaving a mark under her eye.  The incident occurred near Smith and Berry Ferry Road in Rome back on January 16th.

Reports added that she then hit a second child in the face.

Hughes is charged with battery, cruelty to children in the 1st degree, and cruelty to children in the 3rd degree.

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