Archer County woman arrested in 2015 abuse case

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An Archer County woman is under arrest for injury to a child from a case that goes back to July of 2015. 

According to the Archer County Sheriff’s Office…. Kenna Cierra Bounds of Megargel, Texas was arrested today and charged with two counts of injury to a child.

Police say Bounds is accused of punishing her 7-year old step-daughter by making the child run barefoot on hot pavement as Bounds followed her in a vehicle. 

During the incident, which occurred in July of 2015,  the child fell and received further injuries that required treatment at a hospital.  Authorities say the child had numerous scrapes and lacerations in addition to burns on the bottom of both her feet.

Bounds was held on felony injury to a child, a bond set at $250,000 and injury to a child, a bond set at $20,000.  

Bounds was booked into the Archer County Jail. 

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