SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- A 30-year-old Silver Spring woman was arrested for abusing her four-year-old step-daughter, Montgomery County police said.
Aldercy Lugo-De Fuentes, 30, of Silver Spring was arrested Wednesday and charged with one count of first-degree child abuse, one count of second-degree child abuse, and two counts of assault charges, according to authorities. Lugo-De Fuentes is currently being held on a $250,000 bond.
On the morning of August 26, police responded to the Children's National Medical Center in D.C. for the report of a girl who had been taken to the hospital in critical condition after becoming unresponsive at her home.
Police said Lugo-Defuentes told police that the four-year-old girl became "woozy, vomited and lost consciousness" around 8 a.m. that day.