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      Brownsville mother jailed for biting daughter in the face

      Claudia Elizabeth Avila

      A Brownsville mother is behind bars after she allegedly bit her 10-year-old daughter in the face.

      Brownsville police arrested 27-year-old Claudia Elizabeth Avila on an injury to a child charge on Tuesday.

      Investigators told Action 4 News that by a Child Protective Services worker first reported the incident.

      Officers were called to a home on the 2500 block of Arroyo Boulevard on Friday.

      That TMs where the 10-year-old girl told police what had happened.

      Detectives secured a warrant against Avila and arrested her on Tuesday.

      The Brownsville mother appeared before a municipal judge where she was given a $5,000 dollar bond.

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