Centralia Woman Charged With Aggravated Battery to Child Under 13

Centralia Woman Charged With Aggravated Battery to Child Under 13

CENTRALIA — Bail has been set at $7,500 for a 30-year-old Centralia woman charged in Marion County court Wednesday with aggravated battery to a child under the age of 13.

Centralia police arrested Brittany Wathan after she allegedly struck an 8-year-old family member as well as for abusing a second child at her home Monday. According to police reports, neither child required hospitalization for their injuries.

Police located Wathan Tuesday and she was taken to the Marion County Jail where she posted bond Wednesday and was released.

She’s prohibited from having contact with either child and is scheduled for a December 3 preliminary hearing and first appearance with her court-appointed attorney.

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