Untitled-1.jpg

A 26-year-old Hattiesburg woman was arrested by Hattiesburg Police Department officers about 2 a.m. Sunday after responding to a report of possible child neglect the 100 block of Hardwood Court Apartments around 2 a.m.

Kianta Lewis was taken into custody and charged with felony child neglect, according to Ryan Moore, HPD Public Information Officer.

When officers arrived at the Hardwood Court Apartments, they discovered 12-month-old with several injuries on his body. The baby was transported to a local hospital by AAA Ambulance to be treated.

Lewis was booked into the Forrest County Correctional Complex.

Recommended for you