HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky woman is accused of using a wooden spoon to discipline her children, authorities said.
According to a police report, Maddux is accused of using the utensil to hit the children, ages 5 and 6, on July 13 and 14, the radio station reported.
The report states that children told social workers about the incident, and photos showed bruising on their legs and buttocks, according to WHOP.
According to police, Maddux admitted she had spanked the children with the wooden spoon as a disciplinary measure, the radio station reported.
Maddux’s boyfriend, Donnie Freeman, 26, was also arrested after he allegedly hit the children with his hand, WKDZ reported.
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