Fayetteville woman arrested on three counts of child abuse charges

Amy Hicks

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – A Fayetteville woman is facing child abuse allegations in Fayette County.

Sheriff Mike Fridley says, just after midnight last night, Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a domestic incident in the Fayetteville area. Upon arrival, the Deputies found that a mother had come home intoxicated and attacked her four children ranging in age from 12 to 19.

35-year-old Amy Hicks of Fayetteville was arrested and charged with three counts of Child Abuse Resulting in Bodily Injury and one count of Domestic Battery.

She was transported to the Southern Regional Jail to await arraignment.

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