N.C. mom charged after infant brought to pediatrician with fractured arm, ribs 01/31/2020 9:44 am PST Comments WGHP / Rowan County via WGHP: ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) -- A woman was arrested after alleged abuse left a child with a fractured arm and fractured ribs, according to the Rowan County Sheriff's Office. On Wednesday, deputies say Brittany Hardin, 22, of China Grove, brought her 1-month-old child in to see a pediatrician. The doctor discovered a spiral fracture on the child's arm and referred the child to Levine's Children Hospital in Charlotte, where doctors also found two fractured ribs. Hardin initially said the child was hurt when she rolled onto the child while sleeping together on the couch. After more questioning, Hardin confessed to squeezing the child on one instance and jerking the child out of a crib on another instance, both because the child was crying, deputies say. Hardin was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of felony child abuse inflicting serious injury. MORE: China Grove woman arrested after 1-month-old suffers fractured arm, ribs - Independent Tribune Rowan County mother charged with abuse after child brought into hospital with fractured arm, ribs - WGHP #Charlotte #ChildAbuse #NorthCarolina #WGHP #WinstonSalem Related Stories Man arrested after 2-month-old daughter suffers broken bones, brain bleed Ohio couple gets life for murder of infant son found in well Woman accused of punching 2-month-old baby, slamming her to the ground Infant hospitalized with broken limbs, burns, bites; parents arrested Man charged after allegedly breaking 22 of baby daughter's ribs Agency pressed for answers in abuse death of 3-year-old girl Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.