Police arrested a Las Cruces woman suspected of abusing her 7-year-old daughter Tuesday morning.
Ginger Anita Adame, 24, of the 1000 block of west Amador Avenue, is charged with one count of child abuse. The charge is a third-degree felony.
Las Cruces Police investigators learned that Adame grabbed her 7-year-old daughter’s hair and shoved her into a bathtub Tuesday morning. Investigators also learned that Adame pushed her daughter’s head into the bathtub water, and slapped the girl’s hands and cheeks hard enough to leave bruising.