Child Abuse Cases Increase as COVID Dies Down in Rutherford County

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:49 pm by WGNS

Now that most children are back in school, Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport said that there has been an increase in child sexual abuse reports....

During the peek of the COVID Pandemic, most children were out of school and listed as “Distant Learners.”  Police departments all over the country reported an increase of package delivery personnel reporting what they saw as child abuse crimes...

If you know of a situation that involves an abused child, you can call the Department of Children Services and remain anonymous. To report the issue, call 877-237-0004.

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