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Sister turns herself in after accused of hitting 5-year-old with chancla

Ashley Garcia // Brownsville Police Department

A 20-year-old sister is behind bars after school officials discovered a bruise on her 5-year-old brother.

Brownsville police arrested Ashley Nicole Garcia during the early morning hours of Thursday, April 17.

A warrant for her arrest was issued for injury to a child because of a complaint filed by a school back in February.

The student allegedly showed up to school with a bruise on his forehead and arm, according to Brownsville police.

It was documented that the 5-year-old was hit by his sister, but he also told authorities he had fell off his trampoline at home.

The Brownsville woman TMs bond is pending at this time.

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