Mechanicsburg mother charged with assaulting daughter

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A Mechanicsburg mother faces charges after allegedly assaulting her daughter. Police responded to a call at about 4:30 pm last Saturday at an apartment in the Geneva Greens apartment complex.  They learned that Theasha Boyd, 34, had been involved in an argument with her juvenile daughter. During the argument, Boyd allegedly pushed her daughter several times causing her to fall onto a couch causing injury.  The daughter was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Charges against Boyd for domestic violence include Simple Assault and Harassment. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for a later date.

4 comments

  • JustSayin

    God forbid a patent discipline their child. That's the problem with today's youth. It's drilled into their heads that a parent can't spank them as a form of discipline. This story fails to describe the daughters part in all of this. Was she being disrespectful, did she skip school or was there another valid reason for the mother to have attempted to get the child under control?

  • veb

    I agree for the most part. But I would like to know the injury the child suffered. Perhapes the mother did get a little excessive with the child. Depending on the situation any of us are capable of losing it.

  • pamela

    When we as parents, have problem kids and ask for help YOU WILL NOT GET IT, but let them damn brats get knocked on there asses, cause they think they pay the bill and put the roof over our heads and than the system takes what ever control we have, that mom can forget it that child will treat her like crap again

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