Woman accused of hitting child at her daycare is expected in court

A woman facing a felony battery charge is expected in court Wednesday.

Billy Krueger, 29, is accused of hitting a child at the daycare she runs out of her home in LaPorte.

Authorities say in April, a child put too much toilet paper in a toilet, clogging it. The child says Krueger then slapped him twice and hit him in the mouth twice.

That same day, an officer noticed red marks on the boy’s face and a cut on his lips.

Police say the incident was the third report in three months of a child getting hurt at Krueger’s home.

Krueger’s hearing is expected to start at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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