ST. PETERSBURG — A woman has been arrested on charges of child abuse and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon on a 13-year-old girl.
St. Petersburg police on Monday arrested Kreshundra Dewanna Johnson, 41, over an incident that occurred March 26 at 12th Avenue and 27th Street S.
According to police, the girl was on the ground fighting with another person when Johnson struck her with a pipe in the head, causing lacerations and swelling in multiple places. The victim was treated for injuries at All Children's Hospital.
Johnson denied striking the girl in the head with a pipe. The incident was captured on video, police said. She was being held at the Pinellas County Jail Tuesday in leiu of $50,000 bail.