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Woman Charged For West Philly Daycare Assault

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A West Philadelphia day care is under investigation after one of its workers was charged with assaulting a child Sunday.

The incident happened at the Future People Day Care Center on the 5700 block of Ludlow and South Street around 10 a.m.

Police report 57-year-old Genel James pushed an 11-year-old girl and hit her 2 -year-old brother in the face. The girl then called police from a phone inside the daycare center.

James allegedly then locked the front door of the center and left the children inside.

James was arraigned Monday morning, bail was set at $100,000 and her next court date is scheduled for October 15.

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