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Mom facing assault charges

Published On: Jan 26 2013 07:55:42 PM CST
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

A woman is facing charges after a six year old is taken to a local emergency room.

According to a report from Kingsport Police, 28-year-old Eva Ledford is facing aggravated assault charges.

According to a report from Kingsport Police, 28-year-old Eva Ledford is facing aggravated assault charges.

We’re told Ledford’s six-year-old daughter was taken to the Holston Valley Emergency Room Saturday morning with a puncture wound on her face.

Police tell us the little girl needed stitches and DCS was called in.

The six-year-old and an 8-month-old child were removed from the care of the suspect.

According to police there is evidence of an ongoing problem in the Bloomingdale pike apartment.

The suspect is being held without bond.